The former home of Dick Whittington combines medieval grandeur with modern comforts, says Matthew Bell
Serves 6 as a starter
It is dismaying to watch these two air their dirty washing so proudly in public
It's been a while since I did this. The shuffle past sharp-suited doormen into the shock-and-awe lobby. The jostling at the bar alongside cocktail-sipping gobshites. The awkward attempt to interact with waitresses dressed in scanty black mini-dresses. The realisation that I'm the only female in the place wearing trousers, a dodo among flamingos.
This week I've been eating. . . egg, ham and peas
The Blues manager trash talks last season's Europa League victory - but takes a little credit for their Champions League win
An animal baby boom prompted a move to answer an age-old dilemma: what are those monkeys doing?
Have them raw or cooked, for dessert, dinner or cocktails – the uses for blueberries are limitless
A seat for the Ashes reminded me of the primary difference between football and cricket
Makes 1 medium cake
Five 19th-century outbuildings have been transformed into impressive rental properties, says Mary Novakovich
If the maxim “know us through our food” still holds water, then not many would care to be on nodding terms with the authors of the Cookbook of Unknown Ladies, given that it’s long on recipes using sheep heads and cow heel and short on things like summer salads or posh burgers. But, then again, we ought to make exceptions, it being 300 years old and all.