This week: bad weather, good ageing, The Apprentice

We were hit by a weather bomb, but we were not unprepared.

Few books have such a sense of place as J.R.R. Tolkien's. Rumeana Jahangir shows where he got his inspiration from.

North of the border, Chris Deerin has realised that Edinburgh is better than Glasgow.

What do you want to be like when you are old? James Russell Miller has some sound advice, with a final line worth waiting for.

Age seems to have caught up with Steven Gerrard but, as Simon Barnes suggests, that needn't be the end of his career.

Kirk Livingston highlights three things that won't help a Christian grow.

Mitchell and Webb show how we got The Apprentice as it is...