Issue 1436

  • Issue 1436

Quays to the past
From Media City’s canal to the Cleethorpes seafront, Ian McMillan knows all about waterfronts. Or does he? Christian Lisseman sails in to get the writer’s thoughts on his new memoir about the coast – and how memory works.

Sentence. full stop
David Moores only ever had one job, as a window cleaner who would clean out people’s homes at the same time. He doesn’t know the exact number of jail terms he’s served. Now he’s been rehabilitated – not by the prison system, but by an organisation that meets former inmates on the out. Jack Walton discovers how.

News of the Wakefield by-election, TV’s Alison Hammond writes a letter to her younger self, Saskia Murphy waves her wardrobe off – and more.