Culture
12 February 2001
In the 1950s, after I had lamented the glut of escape sagas on the market, my interlocutor revealed himself as the...
Food and Drink
18 December 2000
That the theme and subtitle of Hella Pick's study exclude any significant reference to the period before the break-up...
Culture
10 July 2000
In 1969, the formidable historian Alistair Horne founded a fellowship in conjunction with St Antony's College, Oxford,...
Books
15 November 1999
Between the wars, Bernard Ferguson, later to become governor-general of New Zealand, booked himself into the...
Culture
27 September 1999
Sir Roy Strong, writing in his new book, The Spirit of Britain, complains that the "English have an identity crisis....
Books
26 July 1999
To Jacky Fisher the Royal Navy was "a service for which the archangel Gabriel is only just good enough". As the...