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Very high-power conversations go on at these events – between the journalists and big name people, that is. The illustrators and photographers huddle together in a corner and discuss fees. My worst moments came when a hospitable journalist made a point of introducing me to people I have drawn.
Oxford University is ‘sinking in a morass of committees, inertia and muddle’, says John Kay from the Said Business School. It is ‘sliding gradually into mediocrity’.
Classical music reduced to a beauty contest.
The two wings of the Anglican Church disagree over the newly published prayerbook.
September, not January, is the real turn of the year.
Gardeners’ Questiontime
The Path, a celebration of hill culture, bringing Tibetan musicians to the Scottish glens
Crackdown on porn