Sarah Winman on art and beauty, unconventional families and what’s next

Sarah Winman on art and beauty, unconventional families and what’s next

When English author Sarah Winman sits down to write, she never has a plot in mind – and yet she’s brought the acclaimed When God Was a Rabbit, Tin Man, and A Year of Marvellous Ways to the world. Readers everywhere fell in love with her characters in 2021’s Still Life, but Winman says it’s a mysterious … Read more

How London’s ‘iceberg’ homes and luxury mega basements represent wealth burrowing underground

How London’s ‘iceberg’ homes and luxury mega basements represent wealth burrowing underground

“We’re probably walking above someone’s swimming pool now.” Roger Burrows has become used to walking on “icebergs” on dry land. In many areas of “super-prime” London, where the city’s super-rich have their homes, planning restrictions and conservation guidelines mean you can’t extend your property laterally or add floors on top. The solution? Dig down. Burrows … Read more