The Telegraph
Sunday , October 25 , 2015

Someone else's kitchen

Cooking in a strange kitchen, someone else's kitchen, one that is unfamiliar, often creates a strange set of feelings. The act of making food is at once simple and one of the most complex activities that a human being can undertake. Done every day......   | Read..
Letters to the Editor

Festive relaxation

Sir - Dussehra is celebrated all over India by the Hindu community. In the ... | Read»

Captured life

Sir - The Nobel committee's decision to confer the 2015 Nobel for literatur... | Read»

Killer dose

Sir - The news item, "Scan on pesticides in food" (Oct 12), was well-timed.... | Read»


No news is good news

News, says the Oxford English Dictionary, comes from the Latin nova, plural of novum, a new thing. The word does wander away in the direction of the novel, but it......   | Read..
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What is meant by "reality"? It would seem to be something very erratic, very undependable - now to be found in a dusty road, now in a scrap of newspaper in the street, now a daffodil in the sun.... It overwhelms one walking home beneath the stars and makes the silent world more real than the world of speech - and then there it is again in an omnibus in the uproar of Piccadilly. - VIRGINIA WOOLF