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In the latest issue


  • The Old Un's Notes
  • Bliss on Toast Prue Leith
  • Gyles Brandreth's Diary Gyles Brandreth
  • Grumpy Oldie Man Matthew Norman
  • Olden Life: What was the Shops Act? Benedict King
  • Modern Life: What are oldie flatmates? Sonia Zhuravylova
  • Town Mouse Tom Hodgkinson
  • Country Mouse Giles Wood
  • School Days Sophia Waugh
  • Golden Nuggets Mark Bryant
  • Profitable Wonders James Le Fanu
  • Letter from America Philip Delves Broughton
  • Postcards from the Edge Mary Kenny
  • God Sister Teresa
  • Memorial Service: Hugh Mellor CBE James Hughes-Onslow
  • The Doctor's Surgery Theodore Dalrymple
  • Readers' Letters
  • I Once Met... Lord Beaverbrook Reverend Jonathan Aitken
  • Memory Lane
  • Media Matters Stephen Glover
  • Words and Stuff Johnny Grimond
  • Rant: Church Commissioners
  • History David Horspool
  • Crossword
  • Bridge Andrew Robson
  • Competition Tessa Castro
  • Ask Virginia Virginia Ironside


  • She's a Lady! Lady Antonia Fraser
  • Hammer glamour girl recalls the horror Madeline Smith
  • The best of Dickens Simon Hemelryk
  • My cataract agony Lucy Deedes
  • The awkward art of acting English Robert Bathurst
  • Farewell to the garden of a lifetime Christian Lamb
  • My Hebridean adventure Tamsin Calidas
  • Yorkshire's Las Vegas Reverend Steve Morris


  • Netflix and Film: The Last Dance and The Assistant Harry Mount
  • Theatre: Bound Nicholas Lezard
  • Radio Valerie Grove
  • Television Roger Lewis
  • Music Richard Osborne
  • Golden Oldies Rachel Johnson
  • Exhibitions Huon Mallalieu


  • The Mystery of Charles Dickens, by A N Wilson Frances Wilson
  • Casting Shadows: Fish and Fishing in Britain, by Tom Fort Charles Keen
  • Sitopia: How Food Can Save the World, by Carolyn Steel Charles Foster
  • Crucible of Hell: Okinawa: The Last Great Battle of the Second World War, by Saul David Ferdie Rous
  • Greenery: Journeys in Springtime, by Tim Dee Sam Leith


  • My Canterbury Tale Ferdie Rous
  • Overlooked Britain: Old Vicarage, Morwenstow, Cornwall Lucinda Lambton
  • Taking a Walk: A Broads sweep down to the North Sea Patrick Barkham
  • On the Road: Joanna Lumley 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
  • Getting Dressed: Beatrix Campbell Brigid Keenan
  • Bird of the Month: The Nightjar John McEwen