Editor’s Choice


Could an end to this perpetual violence be in sight at last?

Laikipia, Kenya   During our evening walk on the farm, Claire kept looking around nervously instead of engaging in conversation.

Valencia was like a furnace – especially with the hangover from hell

Valencia was a furnace. During the short ride from the airport, the taxi driver supplemented his chat about the weather

My journey to hell with Sky TV

Two months after I cancelled Sky, a strange letter arrived in the post. ‘We are writing to you because we

Great jockeys, young and old

A woman I once encountered at the dining table whose prime years were clearly behind her described herself as ‘approaching

I switch personalities depending on which Spectator party it is

I switch personalities at Spectator parties, depending who the guests are: for our readers’ tea party, I am a warm