Food and Drink
31 March 2003
Three years ago, a rumour started circulating in the Arab coffee shops of west London. For several months, Saddam...
Society
17 March 2003
It is relatively common to switch from a private school to a sixth-form college, but much less normal to move in the...
TV and Radio
24 February 2003
Pot Curry is the latest offering from Pot Noodle, maker of the fast-selling range of instant snacks. It comes in three...
Books
24 February 2003
At the start of Augusten Burroughs's zany childhood memoir, the author's mother, Deirdre, stands in front of the...
Business
17 February 2003
The village of Cartmel lies just to the south of the Lake District, near the town of Grange-over-Sands. With narrow...
Food and Drink
10 February 2003
The other night, I had some friends round for dinner. I cooked them pan-fried ostrich fillets on a bed of creamy...
Food and Drink
03 February 2003
Britain is not a country where one is supposed to be too interested in food. Despite the media attention lavished on...
Books
07 October 2002
For Ben Okri, the spiritual realm is more important than the material world. His 1991 Booker Prize-winning novel, The...
Books
29 July 2002
In an interview a few years ago, Julian Barnes explained why it had taken him eight years to complete his semi-...
Food and Drink
03 September 2001
Mick Jackson's debut novel, The Underground Man (shortlisted for the 1997 Booker Prize), described the descent into...

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