Words for Music: Going Gold

Brilliant read in the Grauniad from columnist Tanya Gold, who was startled – to put it mildly – when a student at the Royal Academy of Music decided she wanted to set some of TG’s columns to music. TG, whose inimitable style barks powerfully about what it’s like to bite too much, went along to a rehearsal… Read her account here.

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"