Life

Tempus sure fugit, and how. Twenty years ago, on Saturday 1 July 1995, monarchs from around… Read more

Last Wednesday, 24 June, Pugs held a luncheon in honour of our first member to depart… Read more

When I founded the American Conservative 13 years ago — the purpose being to shine a… Read more

Rachel Johnson, in last week’s Spectator diary, says that her husband says she only writes a… Read more

Ninety-two readers (thank you!) sent accounts of their worst debacles on drink or drugs. I printed… Read more

Before delivering his sermon, the vicar said we must offer one another the sign of peace.… Read more

This much I know, I never want to live in an ‘executive home’, and neither do… Read more

Why won’t the middle classes shout at their dogs any more? My suspicion is that the… Read more

Aren’t the police getting younger nowadays — and ruder, and scruffier and more intolerant of middle-class… Read more

Laikipia, Kenya   Out cross-country running on the farm in Kenya recently, I came face-to-face with… Read more

   Nairobi Trout were first introduced into Kenya’s highland streams in 1905. Men like Ewart Grogan,… Read more

 Laikipia When I was a boy in Devon we had an orchard. On a string of… Read more

The Eurostar train descended gently into the Channel Tunnel, went halfway along it, and then stopped.… Read more

It is nearly two years since the police were granted new powers to fine motorists for… Read more

My friend Alan Rusbridger has just given up editing the Guardian after a distinguished 20-year reign… Read more