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In the latest issue


  • The Old Un’s Notes
  • Gyles Brandreth’s Diary
  • Grumpy Oldie Man Matthew Norman
  • Olden Life: What was Kensington News? Adam Trimingham
  • Modern Life: What is a vertiport? Richard Godwin
  • Prue’s News
  • Mary Killen’s Beauty Tips
  • Oldie Man of Letters A N Wilson
  • Town Mouse Tom Hodgkinson
  • Country Mouse Brough Scott
  • Small World Jem Clarke
  • Postcards from the Edge Mary Kenny
  • School Days Sophia Waugh
  • God Sister Teresa
  • Memorial Service:Lord Morris of Aberavon James Hughes Onslow
  • The Doctor’s Surgery Dr Theodore Dalrymple
  • Readers’ Letters
  • I Once Met ... Archduke Franz Ferdinand's doctor John M Pollak
  • Memory Lane Meredith Christopher
  • Commonplace Corner
  • Rant: The bagging area Kathryn Cave
  • History David Horspool
  • Crossword
  • Bridge Andrew Robson
  • Competition Tessa Castro
  • Ask Virginia Ironside


  • Confessions of a shy Rottweiler John Humphrys
  • I was a Penthouse Pet Sarah Brydon
  • The Third Man Harry Mount
  • Harvey Moon keeps shining Laurence Marks andMaurice Gran
  • Lost photos by Patrick O’Higgins Nicky Haslam
  • Magic book-remover Charlotte Metcalf
  • Roman Holiday from Hell James Pembroke
  • Make classical music live Alexander Armstrong
  • Death by cricket Nick Newman


  • Film: Made in England: The Films of Powell and Pressburger Harry Mount
  • Theatre: Much Ado About Nothing William Cook
  • Radio Valerie Grove
  • Television Frances Wilson
  • Music Richard Osborne
  • Golden Oldies Mark Ellen
  • Exhibitions Huon Mallalieu


  • HoraceJones:Architectof Tower Bridge, by David Lascelles Clive Aslet
  • The Quality of Love: Twin Sisters at the Heart of the Century, by Ariane Bankes Lucy Lethbridge
  • The Missing Thread: A New History of the Women of the World Through the WomenWho Shaped It, by Daisy Dunn Paul Cartledge
  • In Pursuit of Love: TheSearch for Victor Hugo’s Daughter, by Mark Bostridge Frances Wilson
  • The Giant on the Skyline: On Home, Belongingand Learning to Let Go,by Clover Stroud Philippa Stockley
  • The Lost Paths: A History of How We Walk from Here to There, by Jack Cornish Patrick Barkham
  • Long Island, by Colm Tóibín Jasper Rees


  • My Maldives pin-up Anne Robinson
  • Overlooked Britain: birth of the Picturesque at Rousham, Oxfordshire Lucinda Lambton
  • On the Road: Richard Coles Louise Flind
  • Taking a Walk: along the River Ouse Patrick Barkham


  • Gardening David Wheeler
  • Kitchen Garden Simon Courtauld
  • Cookery Elisabeth Luard
  • Restaurants James Pembroke
  • Drink Bill Knott
  • Sport Jim White
  • Motoring Alan Judd
  • Digital Life Matthew Webster
  • Money Matters Neil Collins
  • Bird of the Month:Ringed Plover John McEwen