The cook, the critic, the composer and the love child

8 January 2015 16:09

Michael Kennedy, who died on New Year’s Eve, was the Sunday Telegraph’s music critic when I was for a while assistant arts…

Happy St George’s Day

23 April 2012 13:07

Elgar, of course, gets into my own English XI alongside the likes of Housman, Wodehouse, Shackleton*, Orwell, Turing etc etc.…