James Delingpole

UKIP is patriotic, fiscally conservative and socially libertarian – what’s not to like?

30 March 2013 9:00 am

‘A conduit for pissed-off protest voters.’ ‘Farage’s Falange.’ ‘Fascists in blazers.’ These are some of the things friends have said…

What I learned from teaching at Malvern College

16 March 2013 9:00 am

If those who can do and those who can’t teach, then that must make me a totally useless git for…

Spending isn’t the answer. But how do we explain that?

2 March 2013 9:00 am

One of the things I love about being a classical liberal is that I’m always on the right side of…

How Twitter almost destroyed me

16 February 2013 9:00 am

Last year, my old sparring partner George Monbiot got himself into a spot of bother. ‘Why not stick the knife…

At last: your chance to make me a kept man

2 February 2013 9:00 am

Sometimes my wife accuses me of being sexist but I really don’t see how this can possibly be because a)…

Three decades of blood and horror – just the sort of history I like

19 January 2013 9:00 am

In the church just a few fields from where I live stands the handsome, painted alabaster tomb to Sir Richard…

I’m proud to come out as an Eton parent

29 December 2012 9:00 am

I was just traipsing across the fields towards Common Lane, there to collect Boy en route to his St Andrews’…

We must act now to save our country from the scourge of wind turbines

15 December 2012 9:00 am

The place I love more than anywhere on earth is the Edw Valley in mid-Wales. We’ve been going there every…

Back in the Delingpole fold

1 December 2012 9:00 am

Gosh, I can’t tell you how lucky you were not to have been brought up in the Delingpole family. There…

Here’s a BBC scandal that should really make you disgusted

17 November 2012 9:00 am

How many of you reading this were abused by Jimmy Savile? Few if any, I would hazard. And while I…

Why on earth do we think badgers are charismatic?

3 November 2012 9:00 am

Did you know that the badger is one of the most charismatic creatures in our countryside? It says so on…

Treating Islam with special reverence is cultural suicide and just plain wrong

20 October 2012 9:00 am

My brilliant niece Freya was talking to my brother the other day about the religious education curriculum at her predominately…

Public-interest piety is the real threat to a free press

6 October 2012 9:00 am

For me the only useful fact to emerge from the otherwise immensely tedious Leveson inquiry was this: that messages on…

How a fountain pen and a chiropractor restored my lost youth

22 September 2012 9:00 am

God, it’s a bore getting older: all those things you used to be able to do but can’t any more…

Enough bluster. It’s time I faced the voters

8 September 2012 8:00 am

They’re building a wind farm, six turbines the height of Salisbury cathedral spire, on the hilltop half a mile from…

I’ve left London. How will I ever work again

25 August 2012 6:00 am

They say that moving house is the third most traumatic thing after death and divorce and they’re right about that,…

Sorry, Boy, but you were right. You really did have to be there

11 August 2012 6:00 am

‘But Dad, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. We can’t miss out. We can’t… .’ ‘No, Son, it will be a complete…

Is there anywhere as perfect as a good prep school

28 July 2012 6:00 am

Every speech day at Boy’s prep school for the last five summers I’ve watched the Year Eight leavers and their…

If Big Oil won’t stand up for free markets, who will

14 July 2012 6:00 am

At the Spectator party this year I met a girl I hadn’t seen since Oxford. We exchanged pleasantries. She was…

In a restaurant this perfect-seeming,there has to be something fishy

16 June 2012 6:00 am

‘God, you are going to love this place — it is absolutely perfect!’ I report back after my recce. ‘It’s…

How I learned to stop worrying and love being hated

2 June 2012 9:00 pm

Girl: Dad, why do people want to punch your face in?Me: Er, I’m not sure that they do, darling. Where…

How I became a 24-carat goldbug

19 May 2012 2:30 pm

If you’re at all worried about the current global financial situation, here’s what I advise: buy gold. Then buy some…

Shall I go and live on the other side of the world?

4 May 2012 11:00 pm

At a well-lubricated dinner the other night at a first-class Chinese restaurant called Red Emperor by the stunning riverside development…

Now even conservatives are scared to mention race

21 April 2012 3:00 pm

When is it socially acceptable for a white person to tell a black person he looks like a monkey eating…

I have faith in George Monbiot’s sincerity, whoever’s paying him

7 April 2012 2:00 pm

The other day George Monbiot of the Guardian had me round for the weekend at his country seat in Machynlleth,…