Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow review: "A hefty account of the man who helped shape the future of the United States"
Geoffrey Lyons reviews Ron Chernow's biography of the enterprising statesman whose legacy endures in modern America
The End of Alchemy by Mervyn King review: "excellent primer on the basic flaws underlying our economic system"
Geoffrey Lyons reviews Mervyn King's accessible take on the rudimentary failings of modern...
First Lady: the Life and Wars of Clementine Churchill, review: 'fascinating account of an under appreciated woman'
Geoffrey Lyons reviews Sonia Purnell’s enthralling new biography of one of Britain’s most...
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Reaching 60 is undoubtedly a milestone occasion befitting of celebration. And though it wasn’t my milestone, I was more than happy to take the opportunity to check out La Trompette – a Michelin-starred restaurant in Chiswick. Having never sampled Michelin-starred offerings before, I was intrigued to see if it would live up to the hype.
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Ambassadors, available to buy on iTunes from the BBC2 website
The work of a British embassy could, surely, make for a great TV drama. I imagine it would also provide fertile ground for a comedy. Unfortunately, this BBC mini-series tried to be both at once – and the result was neither dramatic, nor funny.
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“Photography these days is easy”, my friends like to say. “All you need is a good camera and a manual.” It may come as a surprise that these friends of mine are photographers.
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