07 June 2007
I've been thinking a lot about the future recently. Four weeks ago, my partner Jenny and I had our first child - a boy...
World Affairs
01 August 2005
During the past few weeks, as London has endured attack and uncertainty, it has begun to seem to me that another...
Books
14 February 2005
I was halfway through Caroline Moorehead's Human Cargo when the Tory leader, Michael Howard, placed his advertisement...
Music and Performance
17 January 2005
The argument over causal links between pop culture and social behaviour is a well-rehearsed and inconclusive one. Yet...
Culture
01 January 2005
The BBC's recent television series Who Do You Think You Are?, in which famous people explore their family history, has...
Culture
11 October 2004
Halfway round the array of hats, hairstyles and dresses on display in the V...
Books
10 April 2000
How is it that London chooses to advertise itself on the basis of its historic monuments rather than its vibrant...