There are two kinds of hotels. There are the big chains, with their comforting anonymity, swimming pools and knowing what your room will be like before you’ve even seen it. And then there are the ‘boutique’ hotels, promising character and quirks. The Artist Residence in Pimlico takes the idea of a boutique hotel and runs […]
The new Park Plaza at Waterloo hurts. It hurts because it’s so good, you can’t bear having to leave…
Old world style and one of London’s best locations for shoppers – our writer checks in
With my workload increasing, this autumn it was time to say goodbye to my parenting column in my local paper, The Oxford Times, after nearly two years. Here’s my final column – on the joys of mushrooming.
For the September column, I covered two fun ways to kayak in Oxfordshire, as well as the wonderful charity Level Water, which teaches children with disabilities to swim for free.
In my August family column I wrote about the joys of punting and tried out a Little Kickers class.
My review of our stay last summer at the wonderful Tyler Place family resort in Vermont Note: I did not write the last line.
For the July issue, I interviewed five women about their self-taught money-saving tips for homes, travel, shopping, fashion and motoring.
China expert Tom Miller likes to use a thought experiment to explain what China is doing. Decades from now, once-mighty Europe is sinking into decrepitude. Tens of millions of Europeans have been killed in uprisings, wars and an occupation by former ally the United States. Europe has become a minor player on a hostile global […]
Author photographs: Nina Hollington ThemeShopy