Skateboarding meant everything to our correspondent when he was a kid. Now, having delighted in seeing their dad in action via old tapes, his children have picked up the free-wheeling bug.
The suit and tie is seen less and less in our workplaces, as companies become less formal. Are we on a slippery slope to sloppiness?
It’s no surprise ‘foodie’ has made an influential list of overused, misused, and useless words—although its biggest crime is its grating snobbery.
You should be reading Alejandro Zambra, one of Latin America’s hottest young writers. He talks to Juan Vidal about how he writes, why his books are short, and adapting his work for film.