History, music, cooking, travel, books, theatre, film - but also with an eye on the 'culture wars', nationalism and identity.
THE UPSIDE DOWN: The Limits of Charm – Britain's Worst Ever MP
John Mitchinson on the life and times of Ignácz Trebitsch and the prescient lessons our politicians can take from his grisly demise.
MOOD-BASED TRAVEL: Hong Kong – City in the Sky
In the latest in his series exploring how to experience travelling as a antidote to your mood, Kyle Taylor sets out the wonders of Hong Kong.
THE UPSIDE DOWN: Learning to Love Weeds
John Mitchinson explores why weeds force us to think differently about what is and isn't 'natural'