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Regulars

  • The Old Un's Notes
  • Res Publica Simon Carr
  • Olden Life Tony Gould
  • Modern Life Zoe Williams
  • Notes from the Sofa Raymond Briggs
  • Jeremy Lewis Jeremy Lewis
  • Virginia Ironside Virginia Ironside
  • Home Truths Sophia Waugh
  • House Husbandry Giles Wood
  • Home Front Alice Pitman
  • I Once Met Fidel Castro Iain Leggatt
  • Memory Lane
  • Letter from America Julia Reed
  • Memorial Service James Hughes-Onslow
  • Set in Stone Harry Mount
  • Rant Roger Lewis
  • Wilfred De'Ath
  • Words and Stuff Johnny Grimond
  • Pedants' Revolt
  • Getting Dressed: Kaffe Fassett Brigid Keenan
  • Overlooked Britain Lucinda Lambton
  • Taking a Walk Patrick Barkham
  • God Sister Teresa
  • Learn Latin Harry Mount
  • Profitable Wonders James Le Fanu
  • Bird of the Month John McEwen
  • Digital Life Matthew Webster
  • Money Matters Margaret Dibben
  • The Doctor's Surgery Tom Stuttaford
  • Ask Mary Mary Kenny
  • Crosswords, Competitions and Bridge

Features

  • Italy's populist firebrand Nicholas Farrell
  • The meaning of clothes Andrew Wilton
  • Moralist, monarchist and Brexiteer-in-chief Stephen Fay
  • Strange Passions: Ugandan Stamps John Griffith-Jones, as told by Blanche Girouard
  • Moving on: a survivor's tale John Julius Norwich
  • Chronicler of the inhabited Landscape Andrew Lambirth

Arts

  • Film Marcus Berkmann
  • Theatre Paul Bailey
  • Radio Valerie Grove
  • Television Roger Lewis
  • DVD Andrew Nickolds
  • Music Richard Osborne
  • Exhibitions Huon Mallalieu

Books

  • Molly Keane: A Life by Sally Phipps Reviewed by Robert O'Byrne
  • The Fall Guy by James Lasdun Reviewed by Frances Wilson
  • Being Wagner: the Triumph of the Will by Simon Callow Reviewed by Stephen Walsh
  • Deaths of the Poets by Michael Symmons Roberts Reviewed by Hamish Robinson
  • Footprints in Spain: British Lives in a Foreign Land by Simon Courtauld Reviewed by Colin thompson
  • Audiobooks Reviewed by Paul Keegan
  • The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventures of Les Misérables Reviewed by Rupert Christiansen

Travel

  • Feelgood factories Anna Pasternak
  • California healing James Innes-Smith

Pursuits

  • Gardening David Wheeler
  • Kitchen Garden Simon Courtauld
  • Cookery Elisabeth Luard
  • Restaurants James Pembroke
  • Wine Bill Knott
  • Sport Jim White
  • Motoring Alan Judd