Trigger Happy

Standing around for hours in the icy countryside, with a cocked gun, a bag of ammunition and an unpredictable dog for company, could make for an existentially challenging weekend. So just why return to the muddy pastures of England every winter in vain pursuit of pheasant, ponders William Sitwell. Midwinter. I’m standing in a field.…

The Shape of Fridge to Come

What will the kitchen of 2115 look like, and will our great-grandchildren be regularly tucking in to delicious stem-cell burgers? William Sitwell ruminates on some possible culinary futures. As the remnants of the Virgin Galactic spacecraft are picked off the floor of the Mojave Desert and slowly pieced together by safety investigators in a secure…