TMN Contributing Writer Jonathan Bell lives in South London. He co-edits Things Magazine and likes to write about architecture.
Micro-living is no longer just for the very poor and the very bohemian. But how much space do we really deserve? Tracking down the minimum square-footage below which no one should be forced to endure.
London’s evolution is measured in centuries, not years. But when half of the city’s new abodes go to foreign buyers—frequently as third or fourth homes—who’s steering the design? Assessing Battersea’s return from 30 years in the desert, just in time for a brand new American embassy.
Before the internet, before Facebook, before Twitter, a group of British documentary filmmakers launched what has become the grand-daddy of reality television. What can Seven Up! tell us about our own experiences in the (self-induced) spotlight?
Joining a band at middle age can feel like a juvenile, shameful pursuit, until you consider all the gear you get to buy. A report on purchasing earplugs and playing live—but why are the crowds so small?—when you’re 40.
Children easily comprehend the web—almost as easily as new parents grasp fear. Exploring his computer’s “parental controls” for the first time, JONATHAN BELL tries to preserve his innocence a little longer.
Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. This week, a woman seeking men from Blighty meets the Connecticut Britons.
Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. This week, a reader wonders about TMN’s vision of the future of publishing.
Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. We help a reader ferret out the truth about which foods are good to eat, and which ward off bullets.
Britons are weather-obsessed, but they can’t manage flurries. Our man in London reports on why the U.K. won’t handle the next blizzard any better.
Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. This week we defend Britain against a cursing student of Anglo-Saxons.
When you’re young and you love music, you can’t imagine losing touch with the new sound. And then it happens.
Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. In this week’s installment we uncover why Americans can so easily sniff out Canadians in their midst.