The Supremes

Britain’s new Supreme Court was not “thought up on the back of a fag packet”, the former Cabinet Secretary assures me.

Lord Turnbull was speaking to me for a BBC documentary on the Supreme Court, to be broadcast by Radio 4 on September 8. 

The first quotes from the programme are published in my column for this month’s Standpoint magazine, which you can read here. Other articles are scheduled for publication at the end of next week.

So now you know what I have been doing on my summer holidays.

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"