Jonathan Margolis

The Future’s Free-for all of us Now

Sharing is the key moral concept of our business-friendly, post-socialist world bringing instant global access at zero cost

Going East

A visitor worries that conservatism is stifling innovation in Japan, once home of the crazy gadget

Burnt Out

The smoking ban has managed to make the once-cool habit look anti-social and silly

Goodbye Basil

Fawlty Towers is too politically incorrect and too well written to be shown today

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"