Women in love

The fantastical world of the du Mauriers. Peter J. Conradi reviews ‘Daphne du Maurier and her Sisters’, by Jane Dunn

How do you top 2012?

The Olympic year saw an overload of cultural activity. What does 2013 hold in store for arts lovers?

Still swinging

The Sixties are back – again, because they never really went away

How to give it: Joanna Lumley

The actress and campaigner for animal and human rights is patron of the appeal to create a Scottish National Centre for Children’s Literature

Kabul television

After helping to modernise Afghanistan’s media, David Ensor is about to direct the Voice of America

Five more private islands in Britain

Luxurious isles where you can look out for seals on a deserted beach or live in an art deco hotel that used to be the haunt of Agatha Christie and Noel Coward