General interest

In reality, this was little more than the temporary exhibition schedule laid out year by year with exhibition titles falling the demarcated time slots. Those titles in bold were confirmed, while those…

Being a British Endurance Adventurer is a "job" I have only had for a few years as before that I worked for an international PR agency. I felt unfulfilled by that career and sought something more…

When a writing career commences with a bidding war amongst publishers it should come as little surprise that one’s chosen path flourishes. Santa Montefiore first published a novel in 2001 and has just…

To encrypt a message, the sender's Enigma was set to the key of the day (changing at midnight) and the three scrambling wheels were set to a different start position for each message (sent as the…

Surrey CCC is the largest county club in the country with commercial relationships and outputs that match some of the biggest football clubs (helped by key partners such as JM Finn), and is the envy…

The rise of online shopping, combined with broader shifts in consumer values and spending habits, has exposed an overbuilt retail landscape. 2018 is shaping up to be the year of the Company Voluntary…

Sitting alongside the banks of the river Test, in the glorious gardens of Bere Mill, in Whitchurch, Hampshire, seemed an appropriate setting to be addressed by the face of British gardening. However,…

The publisher of Talking Food Magazine refuses to countenance any word other than ‘pudding’. He has a point: it’s a good strong down-to-earth word with nothing but positive associations. However, it…

This has been a project which has preoccupied the Royal Academy ever since it first became aware that the big building in Burlington Gardens, immediately north of the existing Academy, was going to be…

In the recent past, the well-trodden property path of a successful London-based professional would follow a fairly predictable route. A first-time flat in central London, upgrading to a larger first…

Returning from a destination with a head full of stories is one of the great privileges of travelling at an early age. And with myriad studies illustrating that travelling extensively as a youngster…

The world of classic cars has changed a great deal over the years. Where once you found keen amateur mechanics scouring the market for a new project to fill the long winter nights, you now find…

Value for money is certainly now a factor. At Dreweatts our regular mixed discipline ‘Interiors’ sales offer a good indicator of this change as a growing number of private buyers are purchasing at…

This is the time of year which I always guess wrong where the start and end dates vary so much from year to year – and sees the start of another exciting season in the plant world as the autumn colour…


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