History, music, cooking, travel, books, theatre, film - but also with an eye on the 'culture wars', nationalism and identity.
As Big Ben (doesn't) count down to 'Brexit Day' on 31 January, Otto English considers how Britain fell into the grip of a petty nationalism, warned against by the world's greatest physicist.
Chris Sullivan rates Sam Mendes' new war film up with the classics and remembers his grandfather's survival through the worst of World War One.
Otto English delves into the privileged actor's descent into normalising hate and considers what purpose it may serve.
The former Prime Minister said in a speech that he agrees with George Orwell's distinction between "patriotism" and "nationalism" and fears the Union of the UK could be over without fundamental constitutional reform.
Why do dogs and humans have such a special affinity? They tamed each other.
Bonnie Greer on what Prince Harry and Laurence Fox's different approaches to the world in which we live tell us about privilege, race and hierarchy – and the distinction between the White Man and the white man.