Madeleine Bunting is writing today on 'Rugby Union as a metaphor for social care', Geoffrey Boycott on 'The beauties of the Hegelian dialectic', Seumas Milne on 'North American music as an index of the greatness of the USA', and Christopher Hitchens - El Dude himself - on 'How To Make a Decent Cup of Tea'.
Only kidding. Except for that last one:
And an infusion, by definition, needs the water to be boiling when it hits the tea. Grasp only this, and you hold the root of the matter.