This week’s issue
With its bright clear days and rich satisfying dishes, this is the time of year NIGEL SLATER relishes the most. In this exclusive extract from his lavish new cookbook, The Christmas Chronicles, he gets ready for an autumn of feasting.
For decades HAREDI JEWS have lived in northeast London. But like so many they are now being priced out of the capital, so the community has moved to the unlikely location of Canvey Island. Joanne O’Connor heads to Essex to see how they are settling into their new home.
MATT LUCAS went totally bald at the age of just six. He recounts the trauma of losing his hair, but also how it shaped his future career as a comedian. In This Much I Know JOURDAN DUNN talks about modelling, motherhood and mustard; while Michael Odell relives the chance encounter he had with NELSON MANDELA.
In FASHION we go west in blanket coats and shearling jackets. Nell Frizzell unpacks 30 years of Ikea home furnishings in DESIGN; and James Wong has a message about bottled plants in GARDENS. Martin Love has a retro rush in WHEELS; and Emma Cook has a family mutiny to deal with on a French boating holiday in TRAVEL. Finally, MARIELLA FROSTRUP advises a young man that he won’t inherit his father’s womanising ways.