Caroline O'Donoghue / June 9, 2020
As I hovered over the reviews for “ARTIFICIAL MONSTERA PLANT 60CM,” I felt a slight ickiness. But maybe it's not so bad to have something that can last forever
Jonathan Nunn / June 8, 2020
With the crisis shutting down most restaurants, I suspect that many chefs are using this downtime to figure out what cooking is all about
The idea that human creativity and innovation is in conflict with the natural order of things is a common trope in Greek and Roman literature
Admire our avian neighbours, by all means—but don’t envy them; they, too, have been dealing with a difficult period of confinement
Hephzibah Anderson / June 5, 2020
Theirs is the first generation of seniors to have balked at being called granny and gramps, embraced the late-life crisis and later-life divorce, and begun out-drinking their younger counterparts
"When I started there were 30 Brits working in this field; a month later there are just five of us"
Can it really be an English summer without even village cricket?
What if I succumb to the virus and the year 2020 marks the end? What if this is it?
"I was amazed at how ignorant and sometimes plain stupid were the people who claimed to run the country"—Christopher Hitchens on meeting politicians when he was a student
Ian Irvine / May 7, 2020
The way we were: meetings with the great and good
Jonathan Nunn / May 7, 2020
If we didn't have to work, what would we do? For many of us—as the pandemic has revealed—it's cooking
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