Alan judd

A Delicate Truth, by John le Carré - review

4 May 2013 9:00 am

John Le Carré is one of a select group of novelists whose vivid and internally coherent imaginative worlds are so…

Motoring: Designer’s dream

8 January 2011 12:00 am

I have seen the future and it looks like a Jaguar.

Motoring: Wrong footed

4 December 2010 12:00 am

I picked up the Bristol 410 from Spencer Lane-Jones, the Bristol specialist in Warminster whose clean and cheerful workshop had swiftly eliminated the petrol smell.

Motoring: Wheels of fortune

13 November 2010 12:00 am

New tyres this week for my 1999 Discovery. The last lot, General Grabbers, lasted 30,000 miles. Their Michelin predecessors (bought and fitted at Costco, 20 per cent off) did 37,000 miles. I doubt the new £88 Cooper Discoverers will achieve that but I’ll be disappointed if they don’t reach 30,000.

Motoring: Petrol-head heaven

9 October 2010 12:00 am

Petrol-heads know about Millbrook, the 720-acre Bedfordshire proving ground bought by Vauxhall in the 1960s for testing cars and now, still owned by General Motors, shared with other manufacturers and the military.