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In the latest issue


  • The Old Un's Notes
  • Gyles Brandreth's Diary
  • Olden Life: What was Frestonia? Jane O'Grady
  • Modern Life: What is Fortnite? Richard Godwin
  • Anne Robinson's Short Cuts
  • Grumpy Oldie Man Matthew Norman
  • Town Mouse Tom Hodgkinson
  • Country Mouse Giles Wood
  • The Way We Live Now Dafydd Jones
  • Letter from America Dominic Green
  • I Once Met... A Rd Baron's Flying Circus Pilot
  • Memory Lane
  • Postcards from the Edge Mary Kenny
  • School Days Sophia Waugh
  • Home Front Alice Pitman
  • Wilfred De'Ath
  • Readers' Letters
  • Literary Lunches
  • Media Matters Stephen Glover
  • History David Horspool
  • Words and Stuff Johnny Grimond
  • Rant: Unpaid Work
  • Field Guide: Ladies who lunch
  • Profitable Wonders James Le Fanu
  • God Sister Teresa
  • Memorial Service: Lord Thomas of Swynnerton James Hughes-Onslow
  • The Doctor's Surgery Theodore Dalrymple
  • Bridge Andrew Robson
  • Competition Tessa Castro
  • Crossword Antico
  • Virginia Ironside


  • Blackadder - my part in his downfall John Lloyd
  • A country retreat gets the royal seal of approval Matthew Bell
  • Why we need to think now about end-of-life care Prue Leith
  • Save our streets from bad design Laura Freeman
  • The lost boys - Sherborne in the First World War Benedict King
  • I'm delighted I didn't go to university Nicky Haslam


  • Film Marcus Berkmann
  • Theatre Paul Bailey
  • Radio Valerie Grove
  • Television Roger Lewis
  • Music Richard Osborne
  • Rachel Johnson's Golden Oldies
  • Exhibitions Huon Mallalieu


  • Cassandra Darke by Posy Simmonds Matthew Sturgis
  • Murder by the Book: A Sensational Chapter in Victorian Crime by Claire Harman Mark Bostridge
  • Churchill: Walking with Destiny by Andrew Roberts A S H Smyth
  • Schumann: The Faces and teh Masks by Judith Chernaik Stephen Walsh
  • Our Boys: The Story of a Paratrooper by Helen Parr Tony Gould
  • The Lies that Bind: Rethinking Identtiy by Kwame Anthony Appiah Jane O'Grady
  • Middle England by Johathan Coe Lucy Hughes-Hallett


  • Travel: Blue Guides and the Greek Islands Lucy Lethbridge
  • Travel: Latvia William Cook
  • Reader Trip: Amsterdam and The Hague
  • Overlooked Britain Lucinda Lambton
  • Taking a Walk Patrick Barkham
  • On the Road: Max Hastings Louise Flind


  • Gardening David Wheeler
  • Kitchen Garden Simon Courtauld
  • Cookery Elisabeth Luard
  • Restaurants James Pembroke
  • Drink Bill Knott
  • Sport Jim White
  • Motoring Alan Judd
  • Digital Life Matthew Webster
  • Money Matters Margaret Dibben
  • Bird of the Month: Dipper John McEwen
  • Getting Dressed: Posy Simmonds Brigid Keenan