Lent is an ideal time to take pleasure in a gentle, contemplative and very English strand of musical melancholia

Why not give up vegetables for Lent?

Condemn Downing Street not for wanting fun, but for ignoring others’ sacrifices

Explore the splendid panoply of egg recipes for an Easter, feast, says Felipe Fernández-Armesto

After a national Lent that has lasted a year, we can smell the blossom of hope

Abjure fasting for good deeds, says Felipe Fernández- Armesto