Table Talk

Christopher North says bullfighting thrives in a culture where death is discussed, not hidden

Choose ambience over aphrodisiacs for Valentine’s Day says Felipe Fernández-Armesto

Lisa Hilton savours a timeless French bistro in Pimlico that displays no timidity with the ladle

We have no sense of the tragic, only of victimhood, says Theodore Dalrymple

Krug is king: Christopher Pincher on the perfect champers to brighten your family bubble through the dark winter months

Patrick Galbraith says field sports are a boon for male friendship

Nick Cohen blames testosterone for his latest sports injury

Claudia Savage-Gore fumes over the PTA’s latest “voluntary” wheeze

Henry Jeffrey’s recommends a selection of port for Christmas 2020

Tom Chesshyre on the death of a train-spotters’ paradise