The Top Ten: Idioms from other languages

This one was John Peters' idea. He nominated 'To sleep like a dead pig' (Chinese). In Wales they say, 'Mae'n bwrw hen wragedd a ffyn' – 'It is raining old women and sticks,' says David Banks. These are my favourites…

Art Since 1989: The dawn of a new cultural epoch

At the end of the Eighties, the world was convulsed by revolutions in politics, science and technology - and with them, old notions of art became redundant. In a new book, Kelly Grovier explains how anything goes now - and why it should

The undiscovered Laurie Lee

A century after the author's birth, some of his private papers are being published for the first time. Here, his only daughter Jessy Lee introduces two previously unknown pieces: one on familar rural territory, one from wartime London