Jonathan Meades

Jonathan Meades’s next book is Pedro & Ricky Come Again, to be published next year. He lives in Marseille.

Why condemn a million Welsh people to a parochial linguistic straitjacket?

The cult of Woke has old roots, deep in the mulch of evangelical intolerance

France should look across the Channel before electing a journalist as president

Time for self-styled “design guru” Stephen Bayley to move on from his erstwhile mentor, monstrous Sir Tel

The row over sending great British bangers to Bangor illustrates a dismal lack of gastronomic culture

A hideous babel of gimmicky buildings that scream: “Me! Me! Me!”

The trashy Downing Street makeover is a criminal act of hideous uglification

TV has become a branch of the pharmaceutical industry doling out heavy sedatives

Pike abound in British rivers yet are seldom caught for the table

Today the multiply-tattooed Balkan war criminal look is popular