As a child, living happily in the depths of the Sussex countryside, I travelled the world without ever leaving my room. From the dank cells of the Bastille, to the stalls of Barchester Cathedral,…

When faced with enormous challenges to our society and with deep uncertainty about the future, it can be all too easy to assume that nothing can be done. Sometimes, it seems that any optimism is…

My wife and I wanted you to know how deeply we feel for all the people of Lebanon following the horrific explosion in Beirut which has resulted in the tragic death of so many and caused such…

The Duchess of Cornwall (DoC): Good morning, David! Good morning. How are you coping? David Walliams (DW): I’m good! I’m just keeping myself busy writing. DoC: Has your son inherited your talent…

My wife and I cherish such special memories of our visit to Sligo five years ago, and of each of the visits we have made to Ireland in every year since. It has meant so much to us that we have been…

As Patron of The Scottish Highland Games Association and someone who has had the joy of attending Highland Games and Gatherings since my childhood, it is incredibly sad and frustrating to hear that…

As we continue to suffer from the ever more dreadful consequences of the global coronavirus pandemic, it has been tremendously heartening to hear of so many people supporting their neighbours and…

The Duchess of Cornwall (DoC): When I came to the Royal Academy of Dance for the first time, somebody said to me you’re going to see a Silver Swans class, and I thought, ‘Oh dear, what on earth is…