Lifestyle
08 November 2007
The intoxicating smell of Ambre Solaire is a distant memory and overhead the skies are darkening. Gone are the Orthodox...
Food and Drink
13 September 2007
On 22 September, the world's most famous beer festival begins in Munich. But just as there is a misconception about...
Sport
05 July 2007
It takes 114 strokes of front crawl to swim from one end to the other. Through tinted goggles, the intense blueness...
Environment
30 April 2007
It’s been 16 years since I last set foot in a science lab, and reading this book had a sobering effect. How much we...
Books
29 August 2005
It is surprising how angry this book about open-air swimming pools leaves you. Or sad, depending on whether you believe...
Books
13 June 2005
It is hard to list all the adversaries that the American long-distance swimmer Lynne Cox has overcome. In the past 30...
Culture
15 September 2003
There are many reasons why the Swedes are perceived as a sombre lot, but the work of Ingmar Bergman, Sweden's greatest...
Politics
08 September 2003
If you want to understand the issues behind the Swedish referendum on the euro (the vote takes place on Sunday 14...