Issue 12
July 1, 2022

The View from Mount Olympus

2012’s Summer Olympics were a harbinger of the dreadful decade to come.

A Night Out at The Lighterman

An evening at London’s most isolated pub.

Burning up in Orbit

Waxing lyrical on candles.

Sorted for Cheese and Dips

How ‘lifestyle festivals’ are taking over the British summer schedule.

The Ideas Man

An investigation into Hilary Lawson, property baron, philosopher, TV producer and festival guru.

A Modest Proposal

Francis Martin had an idea.

They Stroke Horses, Don’t They?

Diving headlong into the world of equine semen.

Chants Would Be a Fine Thing

Why do football fans sing such a strange array of songs?

A Noble Sediment

Do you have an unfounded fear of sommeliers? Allow us to calm your anxieties.

Seed Capital

As the VegeBurger marks an anniversary, we speak to its inventor, Greg Sams.

Tyson’s Fury

Living with a heavy weight, Mike Tyson struggles to find his feet in the real world.

Love, Devouring

Fiction by Amber Medland