It’s the fisherman who’s truly hooked

30 October 2021 9:00 am

Trying to catch fish with rod and line is a pursuit that, for many, goes far beyond the pleasant passing…

Why do anglers get so hooked?

31 July 2021 9:00 am

The other day a friend asked me what a lascar was. Fair enough: it’s not a word you come across…

Letters: Innovation has been stifled in Britain for too long

7 February 2020 10:00 pm

The chance to fail Sir: Matt Ridley’s article ‘Risky business’ (1 February) offers a variety of reasons why innovation has been…

Letters: Cats are clearly right-wing

1 February 2020 9:00 am

Enemies on the left Sir: James Forsyth’s article ‘Labour must change to win’ (25 January) describes how little appetite the…

Upstream struggle: we are running out of time to save Britain’s salmon

24 January 2020 10:00 pm

In a few years’ time, there could be no more wild salmon in Britain

Charles Moore’s notes: A warning from Prince Charles’s lost speech

13 June 2015 9:00 am

Two beautiful volumes in a cloth-bound case reach me. They are Speeches and Articles by HRH The Prince of Wales…

Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking, by Anya von Bremzen - review

12 October 2013 9:00 am

The early 1990s in Russia were hungry years. At the time, I was a student, too idle to barter and…