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.
30 October 2013 06:27 PM
Music is therapy, for all ages. I just wish Westminster council knew that...
25 October 2013 06:43 PM
A medley of hits suggests a star who can do no wrong, but there’s been pain along the way
Restaurant review: The Leconfield offers English food with sexy Breton touches - but watch your waistband
19 October 2013 12:00 AM
The Leconfield, New Street, Petworth, West Sussex
16 October 2013 06:04 PM
Interviews with the DJ show a man intent on avoiding the question
09 October 2013 08:37 AM
What happens when you discover that you share the same taste in music and films as the Prime Minister?
Restaurant review: Gordon Ramsay's Union Street Café is a terrific Italian but what's the Beckham connection?
05 October 2013 12:00 AM
Union Street Café is not a café, and isn't strictly in Union Street (see address below) but it's certainly the most talked-about new restaurant of the autumn. This, you'll doubtless know, is because it was rumoured that its owner, Gordon Ramsay, the former footballer who once had a trial with Rangers, was going into partnership with David Beckham, the well-known foodie.
02 October 2013 06:43 PM
This latest show could see the blooming of a new musical genre
26 September 2013 06:48 PM
It could be easier (and cheaper) for businesses that aren’t pubs, clubs or bars to serve small amounts of booze for money
Still taking the mick: A Channel 4 sitcom has provoked outrage for portraying Irish twentysomethings as feckless binge drinkers
26 September 2013 12:00 AM
But, says John Walsh, his ancestors have long been represented by comedy cliches on British TV
21 September 2013 12:00 AM
Five years ago, Trishna opened near Baker Street specialising in upmarket (and expensive) Indian cuisine. It was the brainchild of Karam Sethi and his brother Jyotin, both born in London, and specialised in the cooking of south-west India. The memory of its Isle of Shuna mussels and its coastal lamb curry has remained with me ever since, and I wasn't surprised when the place picked up a Michelin star last October.
Britain's top vet sparks controversy with call for ban on slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat products
Poor 'live like animals' says Boris's privately educated sister after going on 'poverty safari'
Exclusive: Impact of immigrants on British workers ‘negligible’
Vince Cable: Teachers 'know absolutely nothing' about the world of work
Ukraine crisis: Russia pledges to 'retaliate against sanctions' as Ukrainian president says Crimea vote will not be recognised
The quiet diplomat: Catherine Ashton - recognised and admired in all the world’s troubled countries, yet ridiculed at home
- 1 Oxford is the least affordable city in the UK, where houses cost 11 times local salaries
- 2 Australian man Rod Sommerville reacts to bite from deadly snake by reaching for cold beer
- 3 North Korea elections: Kim Jong-un wins 100% of the vote
- 4 David Cameron resorts to paying for Facebook fans because not enough people like him
- 5 Steve Irwin’s final words: Cameraman present at death opens up about deadly stingray attack for the first time