Melissa Kite Melissa Kite

When people say ‘do your bit for your country’ what they mean is ‘do your bit for my holiday’

Let the vaccinated classes fly away to the sun. I’m happy at home in chilly old England

The Covid-phobic brigade have had their jabs so I wish them bon voyage. Credit: YakobchukOlena

Already a subscriber? Log in

This article is for subscribers only

Subscribe today to get 3 months' delivery of the magazine, as well as online and app access, for only £3.

  • Weekly delivery of the magazine
  • Unlimited access to our website and app
  • Enjoy Spectator newsletters and podcasts
  • Explore our online archive, going back to 1828


Want to join the debate?

Join the conversation with other Spectator readers by getting your first 3 months for just £3.

Already a subscriber? Log in