Sarah Hanson's illustration of celebrities with 'invisible' homes
©Sarah Hanson

How to make your home ‘invisible’

Privacy is perhaps the greatest luxury anyone can buy, hence the trend for properties hidden from prying eyes and online searches

Illustration by Celyn Brazier of Trum in a Florida-shaped golf course
©Celyn Brazier

Can Trump take Florida?

‘The septuagenarian New York snowbird with a mansion in Palm Beach is a Florida archetype made flesh’

Uffington White Horse on White Horse Hill, Oxfordshire
©Tori Ferenc

Burial grounds and government bonds

David Oakley goes for a walk along the Ridgeway in Oxfordshire with Sir Robert Stheeman, the man in charge of Britain’s public borrowing. They pass ancient burial grounds and discuss what it’s like to borrow £1.5 trillion

View of the American Impressionist-inspired garden at New York Botanical Garden’s Haupt Conservatory
©Robert Benson Photography

Gardens that made an Impression on US art

An exhibition at New York Botanical Garden celebrates the influence of gardening on American Impressionism

Fyvie Castle in Aberdeenshire, one of a growing number of Scottish castles available to rent
©Douglas MacGregor

Scottish castles to rent

A growing number of castles are welcoming guests

©Harry Haysom

Are universities worth it?

‘To enjoy higher wages, smart people must waste time and money going to the trouble of acquiring a degree’

Mark Henderson, champion of British craft

The chairman of tailor Gieves & Hawkes on his battle to reignite craftsmanship and its uneasy relationship with capitalism

Why do we fear narcissism?

We are in an age of unprecedented self-admiration — but why does this trouble us so much?

Inside the wondrous world of Shaun Tan

The Oscar-winning writer and artist talks to Lorien Kite about fairytales, nightmares and why we’re all migrants now

Nilanjana Roy

The problem of preserving India’s forests

As tourists continue to pursue animal sightings, are other types of conservation being overlooked?


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