Making plans for summer

Dear Sam,   Welcome home! Your enticing Postcard from Los Angeles has started me thinking about the holidays, so I think it's time to sign off for our summer break from our regular blog posts for a few weeks, until we're back on September 6th. In the meanwhile, there'll still be plenty for our readers on…

“If you want to change the world…”

Dear Claire,   I hope you are fully recovered now and enjoying some early summer sunshine. After a thoroughly wet and chilly spring, the days are finally beginning to warm up here – happily, because it's graduation season! This is the time when commencement speakers share their advice with all those graduates about to embark…