Madeline Grant

Overrated: Harry Potter

The bland, humourless and one-dimensional boy wizard pales against his more interesting friends

Going backward

'My particular bugbear is that inherently redundant phrase “forward planning”. Ever tried ‘backward planning’?'

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"
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