Lincoln Allison

Philosophy and Prostate Cancer

Is the knowledge of cancer worse than the cancer itself?

What Would Escoffier Say?

French cuisine is in the soup. What is to be done?

ONLINE ONLY: Castles in Spain

A visit to Andalucia, where unemployment is higher than it was almost anywhere in Europe in the Great Depression

ONLINE ONLY: A Lost Way of Life

Adam Nicolson's Gentry is a superb survey of the 600-year rise and fall of a class of landed Englishmen

ONLINE ONLY: Thoughts from a Hospital Bed

Until recently I hadn't needed the help of the NHS. Prostate Cancer has made it an important part of my life

Online Only: The Great Olympic Sham

Politicians and bureaucrats at the IOC have made a mockery of the Olympic ideal. The Games-as-state-propaganda machine makes Soviets of us all

Towards a New Playing Field

A truly Conservative policy on sport should mean more than aiming at a bigger haul of Olympic gold medals

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"