Culture

Harry Potter just got progressive – should these books follow suit?

Here are 5 titles ripe for a modern reinvention.

2 Apr 2019

London’s best open air swimming spots

Isabel Hardman brings you her guide to the best outdoor swimming spots in London

28 Mar 2019

10 podcasts to liven up your commute

From politics and philosophy to wildflowers and food, here’s our pick of the best podcasts to tune into on your way to work

28 Mar 2019

Six signs you’re suffering from millennial burnout

From worrying about avocados to ghosting real life, burnout can strike when you least expect it

26 Mar 2019

A room of one’s own: the reclusive habits of famous authors

From boathouses to writing sheds, many a great novel has been born out of locking oneself away from the world

25 Mar 2019

7 reasons a no-deal Brexit will be good for Millennials

Flora Gill puts a positive spin on a no-deal Brexit for remain-voting millennials

22 Mar 2019

A Guide to Dealing with Middle Class Panic Syndrome (MCPS)

Brexit is coming. The planet is dying. Catastrophe is looming. Make sure you are prepared.

20 Mar 2019

How handwriting is back in vogue

In a digital age, handwriting is having a renaissance, both as an art form and as a way of going the extra mile

19 Mar 2019

Nature Notes: March

From blackbirds and wrens to the early signs of blossom, here’s what to look out for in the countryside this March

18 Mar 2019

Salisbury: how the city bounced back from novichok

One year on from the novichok poisoning, Salisbury has not only recovered but transformed itself into a thriving cultural hub

14 Mar 2019

10 famous insults to spice up your Brexit brawls

From Winston Churchill to Buzz Lightyear, here are ten ways to cut your opponent down to size

12 Mar 2019

The free-market youth movement that behaves like Apple

At the back of the stage at Turning Point UK’s first live event in East London, behind the bright red…

11 Mar 2019

How to grow your own herbs

Horticultural expert Jekka McVicar VMH shows you how to introduce homegrown herbs into your garden

11 Mar 2019

How to own a racehorse

Fancy buying a horse with friends? Camilla Swift shows you how to spread the cost and have fun in the process

8 Mar 2019

Five pieces of art to get you in the mood for spring

Former Christie’s Director Deborah Allan shares her top five artworks to enjoy this spring

8 Mar 2019

What to watch on Netflix this month

From Amy Adams’ sci-fi film Arrival to Idris Elba’s new drama, here’s our guide on what to watch during a night in

7 Mar 2019

How should the royals respond to trolling?

‘Trolling’ began as satire and rapidly morphed into an excuse for abuse. Alex Krasodomski-Jones unpicks this strange cultural phenomenon

What’s so silly about silly mid-off?

Test Match Special broadcaster Daniel Norcross unravels the language of cricket

5 Mar 2019

Brexit Fatigue: a diagnosis

Brexit fatigue is sweeping the nation. Here are the signs and symptoms to watch out for

4 Mar 2019

Alison Jackson: art for the fake news era

The queen of fake photography talks to Robert Jackman about the seductive nature of the celebrity exposé

4 Mar 2019

Nando’s, Victoria: peri peri & politics

Benedict Spence follows in Chuka’s footsteps and finds out what all the fuss is about at Nando’s

28 Feb 2019

How London colonised the Cotswolds

London’s Cotswold chic, as seen at Daylesford and Soho Farmhouse, offers a strangely sanitised version of country life

28 Feb 2019

The best political comedy for 2019

A perceived left-wing bias and a reliance on lazy gags means that political comedy doesn’t always enjoy the best reputation…

27 Feb 2019

London’s best vintage cinemas

From leather sofas in the electric to hidden Art Deco gems, why go multiplex when you can have chic and unique?

27 Feb 2019

The art of switching off: how to go phone-free

Could a 5:2 phone diet be the answer to our smart phone addiction?

26 Feb 2019

Olivia Colman blew a raspberry and so should we

Here are all the childhood mannerisms we should resurrect in adulthood

25 Feb 2019