Peter Parker 23 July 2011 12:00 am
At the age of just 21, Samuel Palmer produced one of British art’s greatest self-portraits.
Peter Parker 16 July 2011 12:00 am
Peter Parker remembers his friend Francis King, a regular reviewer for The Spectator for 40 years, who died last week
Peter Parker 28 May 2011 12:00 am
Peter Parker is beguiled by a novel approach to the lives of Europe’s intellectual elite in flight from Nazi Germany
Peter Parker 2 April 2011 12:00 am
In 1988 Katherine Swift took a lease on the Dower House at Morville Hall, a National Trust property in Shropshire, and created a one-and-a-half acre garden in what had been a field.
Peter Parker 5 March 2011 12:00 am
Every schoolboy knows the story of six-year-old George Washington taking his ‘little hatchet’ to his mother’s prized cherry tree.