Culture
07 August 2000
Whatever you do, don't call it a makeover programme. Richard Seymour and Dick Powell, product designers returning to...
Culture
19 June 2000
Twenty years ago, Ron Arad foresaw the demise of Rover. His prediction took the form of a chair that cannibalised the...
Culture
08 May 2000
As the din of London's mayoral hustings fades away, it seems strange that people with microphones may soon take to the...
Culture
24 April 2000
The paintings of L S Lowry may not be the greatest. But what Lowry did better than almost any artist was to identify a...
Culture
17 April 2000
Another big Julia Roberts film opens this week, timed, no doubt, to coincide with the annual exhibition at the NEC in...
Culture
03 April 2000
I smashed my telephone last week. I used the handset as a hammer and beat it into pieces. A Luddite fit, a blow for...
Culture
27 March 2000
"Luxury!" spits Graham Chapman when Michael Palin tells him his family used to live "in't paper bag" in the Monty...
Culture
13 March 2000
The question is obvious: what to do for an encore? The London Eye has become the popular focus of all that is good...
Culture
06 March 2000
The police no longer go about in horse-drawn black marias or blow silver whistles. Why, then, was it decided that the...
Culture
14 February 2000
Now that the Bauhaus is merely the most influential design movement of the last century, what are we to make of its...
Culture
07 February 2000
In the land of the watchmaker, it's always nine minutes past ten. Advertisements for timepieces are unanimous in...
Culture
17 January 2000
It wasn't until recently, I'm ashamed to admit, that I heard the invaluable piece of practical advice that bananas don'...
Books
17 January 2000
Carl Sagan's is the all-American story of the child of immigrants who achieves fame and riches through good looks, hard...
Culture
10 January 2000
The first fatal traffic accident of the new millennium happened days ago. By now, somewhere around the world, the first...
Culture
20 December 1999
Many's the film that relies upon a needle creeping round a dial to give suspense a visible edge. Where would James Bond...

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