Prolific writer and commentator John Walsh contributes columns to the paper as well as writing features, interviews and restaurant reviews. He has been editor of The Independent Magazine, literary editor of the Sunday Times and features editor of the London Evening Standard.
01 May 2014 10:00 PM
30 April 2014 10:53 PM
‘I came into this business with a face like a squashed cabbage and they welcomed me with open arms’
A plucky foreigner who got his job because no one else was available. What better hero for England than Saint George?
23 April 2014 06:46 PM
It's rather splendid that our patron saint had no connection to this country
Rita's, restaurant review: A bold adventuring in unfamiliar territory - but you may need to consult a dictionary
19 April 2014 12:00 AM
I don't know about this no-bookings policy that's taken over the capital's eating houses. What's the protocol? Do you ring and say, "I know I can't book a table, but I thought I'd mention that we're coming to your restaurant tonight and, er..." or do you walk in, in your eating-out finery, and say, "Hi! We were wondering if we could have dinner this evening. What, you have none free? Oh right..."?
Oscar Pistorius trial: Is it a court of law or a bear pit? Enter the adversarial advocate – Gerrie Nel
18 April 2014 05:44 PM
Gerrie Nel is the latest in a long tradition of ferocious prosecutors
13 April 2014 12:00 AM
Speaking with your mouth full, eating off your knife. No longer are these the bêtes noires of the diner with decorum...
09 April 2014 05:33 PM
A new survey warns that kids who can remember the brand names of drinks referred to in song lyrics are twice as likely to drink to excess. Perhaps we could alter some lyrics?
05 April 2014 12:00 AM
Marcus Wareing's two-Michelin-star eating-house at The Berkeley has reopened after a £1.4m redevelopment. But will John Walsh be able to see past the ugly downlighters, dark shutters and corrugated-metal backdrop?
28 March 2014 05:27 PM
Darren Aronofsky’s epic has fallen foul of a world which has learnt to take offence at everything and to politicise religious belief
New edition of The Complete Plain Words will delight fans of no-frills prose - but can breaking the rules be the making of good writing?
27 March 2014 08:50 PM
The Complete Plain Words was first published sixty-five years ago and its impact on British society was immeasurable
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
Germanwings plane crash: Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz wanted to 'do something people would remember him for'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 1 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 2 Watch: Man takes selfie every mile of 2,600 mile hike, creates amazing timelapse video
- 3 The day I starred in Only Fools and Horses
- 4 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student
- 5 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories