board games

Jeremy Vine: Save our cycle lanes

12 December 2020 9:00 am

‘Stopping the diary/’ wrote Philip Larkin, ‘Was a stun to memory,/ Was a blank starting.’ I never really understood those…

What are the best pandemic board games?

5 December 2020 9:00 am

Dangerous games Sage scientists advised against playing board games at Christmas. Some games to consider if you are feeling subversive:Pandemic…

The dark art of playing world-class Scrabble

21 November 2020 9:00 am

How to win at Scrabble

Is Monopoly feminist?

7 February 2020 10:00 pm

I’ve been playing a lot of Monopoly recently. My son got his first grown-up set for Christmas and, even after…

The best Christmas gift you can give yourself is to learn some poetry by heart

21 December 2019 9:00 am

Every Christmas I find I am living in the past. I blame my father. He was born in 1910 —…

Monopoly is fascinating – as long as you don’t try to play it

25 April 2015 9:00 am

I knew there had to be a point to Monopoly. The game itself is tedium made cardboard, the strongest known…