A Brilliant Documentary

Quicksilver Films should win every prize for last night’s Dispatches on the Mumbai murders. The most disgusting aspect of what I saw and heard were the recorded telephone conversations of the gunmen with their controllers in Pakistan. The latter were offering tactical advice according to what they were viewing on television. One hopes the British counter-terrorism community is prepared for how to deal with such an eventuality.

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"