Panacea of all evils?

In today’s Independent I have a go at musical organisations who brand themselves “for peace”. Peace matters more than that: it shouldn’t be cheapened by turning into a sop to our consciences at a concert.

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"