Barenboim: the making of a legend

He’s back, and I’ve been writing about him. Here’s the piece, from today’s Independent. The first concert is tonight and if you can’t get a return you can sneak into the RFH’s Clore Ballroom and see a live streaming.

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"