Robert Macfarlane’s Landmarks (2015)

A Lecturer in English and Fellow of Emmanuel College in Cambridge, Robert Macfarlane walks the talk more than most people in his line of work, for in addition to teaching and working on writing about nature he has tramped over a fair stretch of the British Isles. His most recent book consists of essays on a number of British authors who have […]

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Motijheed Restaurant, 53A Marchmont St, London WC1N

It’s good to be able to revisit one of the old style Indian restaurants of London. Marchmont St, where intellectual Bloomsbury, the social housing of the Brunswick Estate, and a newish Islamic presence overlap, is full of character, and this restaurant, which opened in 1969 and where the food is still brought up from the kitchen in the basement by pulleys to waiters who […]

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