10 commandments for the public house

The perfect pub should provide an alcohol-abetted escape from the modern world

Why I’ve written my last Latin tattoo

A Cambridge classicist on a trend he helped to fuel, and why he wants it to end

The death of the album has been exaggerated

The remarkable resurgence of vinyl shows there’s life in the LP yet

WH Smith has become a national embarrassment

The legacy of a once great chain has been frittered away

42 peaks, 67 miles, all in 24 hours… can I conquer Britain’s greatest outdoor challenge?

The Lake District’s Bob Graham Round defeated me three times in one year. Now it’s time for one more try.