Eleanor Doughty

Farewell to arms

The Army is short of new recruits, but retention of personnel is a much bigger problem

Bess the best

'There once was a Tudor woman with flaming red hair. Her name was Elizabeth, but she wasn’t the queen. Her reputation preceded her — Bess of Hardwick'

Small-Town Page-Turner

A lovingly written portrait of life in 21st century Britain

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"