Oversexed, overplayed and over here…

For the Jan/Feb bumper print edition of Standpoint I’ve written about the 2011 bicentenary boy, Franz Liszt — an astonishing musical figure, the very embodiment of Romanticism, but one who is still hideously misrepresented by an ongoing focus on his sex life at the expense of all else. Time to reassess. Here’s the article.

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"