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7 reasons why ‘protestivals’ beat festivals

This month’s protest organized by Extinction Rebellion became the largest single act of civil disobedience in modern British History with…

2 May 2019

Percy pig turns vegetarian

On Wednesday, Marks and Spencer announced that their cult sweet-treat, Percy Pigs, had gone completely veggie. The fruit flavoured, smiling…

Has Jordan Peterson lost his spark?

For the poor souls who paid to live-stream the Jordan Peterson and Slavoj Žižek debate, the $15 ticket price must…

1 May 2019

Game of Thrones: Episode 3 reviewed

Something truly remarkable happened in Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 3: the massed armies of the undead besieged Winterfell,…

30 Apr 2019

Spring fling: a seasonal getaway in Dublin

The last time I went to Dublin, it was for 24 hours on a RyanAir flight that cost 99p. Retrospectively,…

29 Apr 2019

Argenteuil: the Parisian commune beloved by the Impressionists

During the aftermath of the Franco-Prussian War, artists slowly made their way back to Paris to begin painting again. In…

28 Apr 2019

London’s best pint-sized theatres

London’s West End shows are known the world over. But the capital is also home to dozens of smaller theatres,…

26 Apr 2019

A Guide To Becoming an Activist in 2019

You are nothing without a cause. Find yours before the world falls apart

26 Apr 2019

The Art of the Garden: Van Gogh’s sunflowers

‘I’m painting with the gusto of a Marseillais eating bouillabaisse, which won’t surprise you when it’s a question of painting…

24 Apr 2019

How to stage a naked protest

Taking one’s clothes off in the name of politics is back in fashion: here’s a guide on how to do it properly

18 Apr 2019

Better to start your own modern family than wait for ‘The One’

More and more people are becoming parents outside the traditional boy-meets-girl romance

25 Apr 2018

My time in the Big Brother house wasn’t quite the horror show I’d imagined

Despite having to share loos and even a bed, how could I say no to a free three-week holiday?

20 Sep 2017

The end of the ironing age

With technology steaming ahead, it could be time to say goodbye to our irons

26 Sep 2016

Crash Course

The question came to me the other week when I read about a youngish graduate in London living in a…

20 Sep 2014

Lovely Squares

There’s a surreal sight at the western entrance to the gardens of St James’s Square these days. An isolated set…

20 Sep 2014
Madeline Weinrib’s New York loft

Pattern Recognition

I am lucky enough to work at House & Garden, where photographs of houses much more sophisticated than my own…

20 Sep 2014