New York This is a tale of two escape artists in one city. Let’s start with… Read more

America and western Europe sure have their priorities right, blanketing our newspapers, magazines and the airwaves… Read more

 New York Back to the mythic city, dreamed into existence by the movies long ago and… Read more

In the blue corner, wearing 4oz gloves, is the Ninja. Real name Klynton. The younger of… Read more

On eBay car auctions one often reads of all sorts of reasons for cars being sold:… Read more

Depressed and demoralised after the defeat of his nation of farmers in the second Boer war,… Read more

‘Can I go and play with Twiggy?’ If dogs could talk, this is what my spaniel… Read more

The Volvo has turned into a monster. It always did have a mind of its own.… Read more

All the way around a cross country course I went, then I got back, tied the… Read more

 Laikipia When I first knew Michael Cunningham-Reid he was such a strict teetotaller that he would… Read more

 Laikipia ‘I am old and cannot work again,’ said Celestino. ‘But you are 46 and we… Read more

On the flight into Kinshasa, I sat next to an elderly Englishman who was pallid with… Read more

The arrival of spring is not an unmitigated joy. The warmth is nice, of course, as… Read more

There was something poignant about the decision of L’Wren Scott, Mick Jagger’s American girlfriend, who committed… Read more

More than 20 years ago, when I was living in New York, I wrote an article… Read more