Table Talk

Tom Chesshyre endures some mercifully brief encounters

Christopher North advises on the best bullrings for budding aficionados

Christopher Pincher enjoys the wine list at the Travellers Club

Nick Cohen says hamfisted Covid road closures are dividing opinion

Hannah Betts on the latest bête noire for Generation Z

Don’t scoff at the fad for houseplants says Hephzibah Anderson

Patrick Galbraith says hunting would benefit youngsters

Reject the joyless nursery arithmetic of cookbooks, says Felipe Fernández- Armesto

Claudia Savage-Gore baulks at the idea of decamping to the shires

Thomas Woodham-Smith on the sexed-up fantasies of the antique dealer