King Arthur

What do we mean when we talk of ‘home’?

11 May 2024 9:00 am

Though deeply attached to her ‘squat, odd-looking house’ near Uffington, Clover Stroud comes to realise that home is as much about bonds between people as a particular place

It’s thrilling to learn that the rebellious Urien actually existed

13 August 2022 9:00 am

Once, when we shared the same history teacher in our teens, my older brother Dominic handed in an essay about…

Children’s books for all ages: the best of 2021

11 December 2021 9:00 am

She’s done it again: J.K. Rowling has written a captivating children’s book. The Christmas Pig(Little Brown, £20) is about a…

A bridge to the past: Tintagel’s complex history

31 August 2019 9:00 am

Halfway across the brand new bridge that links the two halves of Tintagel Castle, there’s a gap where you can…

Forget the BBC – only Channel 5 does proper documentaries these days

29 September 2018 9:00 am

What a load of utter tripe Bodyguard (BBC1, Sundays) was. Admittedly, I came to it late having missed all the…

From King Arthur to Lord Toby Jug: in praise of the eccentric independent

11 April 2015 9:00 am

In praise of eccentric election candidates