British culture

The philosophical side of the painter of “matchstalk men” adds to his charm

Protecting and renewing culture demands a fuller understanding of its nature and its purposes

From Wind in the Willows to Wodehouse, cars captured the imagination

It remains to be seen whether the UK’s Ratification of UNESCO’s Convention on Intangible Cultural Heritage will be valuable

Line up and clap for the NHS, wankpuffin

Looking back at the dreams and resentments of an ascendant class

The English should stop sucking up to people who dislike them

Earlier generations of Britons built for the next generation –– but we’re stuck in a selfish present

The everyday misery of modern British life