World War I ended 100 years ago today and we are right to commemorate this centenary with solemn ceremonies.
Oh what a night! Theresa got her head chopped off. Boris blowed-up good. The torch lit street processions were amazing. The bonfires huge. The fireworks brilliant.
As we travel through English country towns and villages, from Sussex to Gloucestershire, to Lincolnshire and Yorkshire I’m impressed by the abundance of farmers’ markets and the autumn bounty they offer.
Tucked away in the Cotswold countryside, Sudeley Castle is a restored Tudor ruin with a wonderful secret.
Our wine correspondent Jim Walker chronicled his personal discovery of the Dordogne region of France and how he and a group of friends set out in search of the finest wines of […]
The Dordogne region of south-western France holds a treasure trove of things to see and do. As our wine correspondent Jim Walker notes, it is also home to some superb but, sadly, […]
Look up, way up, into the inky dark sky. Faint at first and then brighter ghostly images appear, moving strangely across the heavens. The Northern Lights, the aurora borealis, are putting on a […]
Yes, new research shows it’s true … men do fear veggies. Men choose meat over veggies every time. But as we move towards a more healthful regime. Some of us carnivores have […]
With lots of great holiday cruises to the palm-fringed beaches of the Caribbean and the historic Christmas markets of Europe, why not put a family voyage under the tree this year?
I’ve just returned from a quick visit to the old country and been re-introduced to pasta for breakfast and discovered deep fried poached eggs. Weird but delicious.