Nick Redgrove

In Walton’s Footsteps

The second-most frequently reprinted book in the English language is a 350-year-old fishing manual set in a bucolic Tottenham. Haringey never looked so good

True Grits

'We drove into Breaux Bridge, “the crawfish capital of the world”, and the place was shrouded in an early dusk: it was hurricane season'

Prospect’s Far-Right Friend

The magazine's latest issue, out today, features an advert for a book by a BNP blogger that we at Standpoint refused to publish

Jocks Away

Franklin Foer and Marc Tracy's Jewish Jocks features some real life He-Menschen, but also a host of anti-jocks: tennis's first transexual player and the world record hot dog competition eater

Ring Leaders

The London Boxing Academy Community Project provided an opportunity for expelled teens to escape the cycle of benefit culture and gang life — its innovation should be celebrated

Margate Rendezvous

For J.M.W. Turner it wasn't only the beauty of the Kentish coast that attracted him, but also that of a buxom hotelier

Tripping Up

"Online Reputation Services Providers" threaten the future of user-generated media on the internet

China’s Great Firewall

The "Golden Shield Project" is blocking access to great swathes of the web, but Chinese netizens are fighting back

Labor Omnia Vincit

Teaching Latin in primary state schools may be the answer to decling standards in literacy

Fifa, Ho, Hum

The greed and stymied idealism of world football's ruling body is casting an ominous shadow over this summer's World Cup tournament in South Africa.

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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