Jamie Blackett

Against all odds

'When the whole nation is taking a huge punt on whether (or how) to leave the EU, a gambler’s memoirs are timely'

Goodbye Mr Kidson, hello witchhunters

My old history teacher was a byword for political incorrectness yet was loved by his pupils. Would he survive in today’s harsher world?

Cold comfort for farmers

A full Brexit would give the UK an opportunity to re-set our relationship with the land and the seas — if the current impasse is resolved so that we are no longer bound by CAP

The cruel fleecing of our sheep farmers

A disorderly Brexit could be the last straw for a valuable agricultural sector, already under attack from Green activists and government

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"