Why I Hate Wildflower Meadows

Simon Fairlie | Comment

“The Land” magazine editor Simon Fairlie states his case… Read more

Thought for the Week: On Tyrants

Mark Vernon | Thought for the Week

Mark Vernon considers a subject pertinent to our turbulent times… Read more

Tuesday Cartoon

Paul Shadbolt | Cartoon

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Renaissance Retreat to Umbria

Retreat

A glorious week of fun and rest in Italy… Read more

Death, Sin and Thunderbolts

Tom Hodgkinson | Letter from the Editor

Tom Hodgkinson presents highlights from the Idler Festival 2024… Read more

Idler Festival Day Two

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The Saturday in pics… Read more


Idler Festival 2024

Monika Jakubowska | Festival

Images from Day One… Read more

The Joys of Hiring a Van

Tom Hodgkinson | Letter from the Editor

Tom Hodgkinson loads up for the Idler Festival… Read more

Lazy Days at Glastonbury: A Photo Story

Tom Hodgkinson | Features

The Idler’s un-dynamic duo loitering within tents… Read more


Tuesday Cartoon

Modern Toss | Cartoon

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Book of the Week: Chapters

Tim Key | Books

A Monday poem from Tim Key… Read more

New Idler Out Now

Tom Hodgkinson | Letter from the Editor

Richard Hawley stars in our summer issue… Read more


Thought for the Week: Temple Sleep

Mark Vernon | Thought for the Week

Mark Vernon on the ancient practice of incubation… Read more

Why I Hate Wildflower Meadows

Simon Fairlie | Idler Magazine

From the July/August edition of the Idler – out now… Read more

Fairy Godmothers

Clare Pollard | Idler Magazine

From the July/August edition of the Idler – out now… Read more


Interview: Richard Hawley

Will Hodgkinson | Idler Magazine

From the July/August edition of the Idler – out now… Read more

Tuesday Cartoon

Royston Robertson | Cartoon

By Royston… Read more

Book of the Week: The Garden Against Time

Olivia Laing | Books

Olivia Laing on the transformative effect of a plot of ground… Read more


Rowan Williams at the Idler Festival

Tom Hodgkinson | Letter from the Editor

Hear him discuss the seven deadly sins, social media and more, Friday 5 July… Read more

Read. Sleep. Pray. Repeat

Rowan Williams | Interview

Life lessons from Rowan Williams… Read more

Thought for the Week: Trip Advisor

Mark Vernon | Thought for the Week

Mark Vernon on Plato and hallucinogens… Read more


Tuesday Cartoon

Shadbolt | Cartoon

By Shadbolt… Read more

Book of the Week: Welcome to the Club

DJ Paulette | Books

DJ Paulette on how she got the bug to work in the music industry… Read more

Why Socrates Loved to Dance

Tom Hodgkinson | Letter from the Editor

Follow in the footsteps of the great philosopher… Read more