Author: Robert Green

There is a famous old song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David called Trains and Boats and Planes. It was perhaps most popularised by the American...

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Multiple transportation

Founded in the 1940s, Le Caprice was acquired and relaunched in 1981 by two restaurateurs, Jeremy King and Chris Corbin. It became established as one ...

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Le Caprice est renaitre

So who is going to win the Premier League this season? Surely: Manchester City! They always do. Well, not always, but they have done so for the past t...

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The title chase

The photo on the home page shows an aeroplane’s vapour trail on a glorious summer’s evening. My most recent flight out of the UK was in fa...

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Delay but no debacle

In common with many men, I suspect, I routinely used to tear the pockets of my coats and/or jackets by trying to fit into them items that really shoul...

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Bagging rights

Yesterday the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, unveiled his spring budget for 2024. It is likely to be the last major financial event until t...

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Hunting for better news

In the Shirley Sherwood gallery at Kew Gardens there is a fascinating indoor exhibition by a renowned British artist, Mat Collishaw. Among the display...

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Quite a sight inside at Kew