Caroline Potter

Vanessa Bell

The Dulwich Picture Gallery's retrospective of Vanessa Bell’s work reveals a spectactularly vibrant artist

A Light Dimmed

The war poet Leslie Coulson has been undeservedly forgotten

Peace In Their Time — At A Price

Throughout the 19th century the pursuit of power permeated European society

Echoes Of The Elusive English

The essays of Ferdinand Mount offer a conflicted but compelling account of national identity

Brave Old Worlds

Two recently reissued novels by Aldous Huxley confront the reader with stark metaphysical truths

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"