The parking is better than the food: Nando’s reviewed

28 July 2018 9:00 am

Nando’s, c. 1987, is a restaurant in the Great North Leisure Park, Finchley, N12, off the North Circular, which is my…

Letters: there is no reason for James Dyson to want farming subsidies in a free enterprise

5 August 2017 9:00 am

No reason for subsidies Sir: For believers in free enterprise like me, it was hugely disappointing to read that Sir…

A small oasis of peace in the upheaval and tragedy of 2016

7 January 2017 9:00 am

The past year has been tumultuous, full of upheaval and tragedy, but my chickens have been spared it all. Indeed,…

Which comes first — the chicken or the pig?

13 June 2015 9:00 am

Here are two parallel books, both by Americans, both 260 pages (excluding indexes) long, both using ‘likely’ as an adverb.…

A Finnish man was fined £83,000 for speeding because his annual income is £10.1 million

23 May 2015 9:00 am

I have rather a poor record for speeding over the years. I have been caught by cameras quite often, sometimes…

In fine feather

5 March 2011 12:00 am

The telephone rang and it was Mark Amory, literary editor of this magazine.