John Betjeman

How To Get Ahead With Advertising: Interview With Novelist, Peter Mayle

Jason Holmes | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

"Writing advertising copy, which I learned largely from the great David Ogilvy, taught me not to waffle, and to use facts instead of purple prose when describing something," says Peter Mayle over a glass of red.

The Beautiful and Damned

Eleanor Doughty | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK Style
Eleanor Doughty

Public opinions differ on the CW show 'Gossip Girl'. Whether you love it, loathe it, or have never watched it, I find a certain stylish attachment to the show that seems impossible to shake off. 'Who wouldn't want a closet like Blair Waldorf's?'

Labour of Love: The History of the William Morris Society 1955-2005

Susannah Straughan | Posted 31.03.2012 | Home
Susannah Straughan

I recently gave a fellow volunteer at the William Morris Society a few tips about Twitter. Even if you're a William Morris aficionado, you probably haven't heard of the eponymous Society that boasts only a handful of followers on the micro-blogging site.

Find Out Why This Old Barn Is Being Saved For The Nation

PA | Posted 30.01.2012 | Home

A medieval barn described by the poet John Betjeman as the "cathedral of Middlesex" has been rescued from decay and neglect for the nation, English He...