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Mayor of London book launch

The London Magazine has been invited by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, to attend the launch of his book, Johnson’s Life of London. A celebration of fellow Londoners, the book is ‘about the people who made the city that made the world’.

Fado at Whites

I imagined the swooning cadences of fado filling the spaces around the clatter of cutlery at our recent lunch at Whites. A rare grouse was fine old food for a fine old October day. Grey Gowrie opened the lunch by saying that Britain and Portugal are both fine old nations and both of us are broke. Nigel Evans, fresh from...

The London Magazine’s Autumn Celebration

We are very much looking forward to celebrating with The London Magazine’s extended family of writers, subscribers, associate members, publishers, agents, friends, fans and supporters on the 9th November.  Check our events page for a post-event run-through of attendees, speakers and of course plenty of photos...

The Four Men at Montpeliano

We met for lunch last week at Montpeliano. There were four of us - Burhan Al-Chalabi, Patrick Mercer, Bruce Anderson and myself. The terrace was open to the rain but we were dry behind a white lattice screen. We ate osso buco, spaghetti with lobster and mushroom risotto - all commendable. The restaurant and the bitter-sweet, end-of-summer feel worked on...

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