A.N. Wilson's diary: The book that made me a writer – and the pushchair that made me an old git

23 August 2014 9:00 am

Like many inward-looking children, I always doodled stories and poems. Knowing one wanted to be a writer is a different…

The false paradise of Metroland

5 October 2013 9:00 am

William Cook has moved to Metroland. He contemplates John Betjeman’s vision of it