Columnists

Second Opinion

18 December 2004 12:00 am

He is best who empathises most

The Spectator’s Notes

18 December 2004 12:00 am

The strange world of theatre censorship

A City Christmas, with seasonal grumbles from Ebenezer and Timmy

18 December 2004 12:00 am

A City Christmas, with seasonal grumbles from Ebenezer and Timmy

A Christmas message to New Labour: give up preaching class hatred

18 December 2004 12:00 am

A Christmas message to New Labour: give up preaching class hatred

New laws are not going to make us safer

11 December 2004 12:00 am

New laws are not going to make us safer

The Spectator’s Notes

11 December 2004 12:00 am

It is funny what sorts of insults you can get away with in our culture

Did he kiss and tell? Blunkett’s NoW transcript seems to absolve him

11 December 2004 12:00 am

Did he kiss and tell? Blunkett’s NoW transcript seems to absolve him

Forget about heritage, that’s been done — unless it’s a West End theatre

11 December 2004 12:00 am

Forget about heritage, that’s been done — unless it’s a West End theatre

Learning with delight the art of having your portrait painted

11 December 2004 12:00 am

Learning with delight the art of having your portrait painted

Globophobia

4 December 2004 12:00 am

A weekly survey of world restrictions on freedom and free trade

Second Opinion

4 December 2004 12:00 am

The difficult business of forgiveness

The Spectator’s Notes

4 December 2004 12:00 am

It is depressing that the Conservatives are putting up a feeble resistance to identity cards

There’s no smoking gun in this case. It’s just one damn thing after another

4 December 2004 12:00 am

There’s no smoking gun in this case. It’s just one damn thing after another

The who, what, where, when of the Blunkett-Quinn business

4 December 2004 12:00 am

The who, what, where, when of the Blunkett-Quinn business

Reading the runes on the rouble’s rim —they say ‘In Gold We Trust’

4 December 2004 12:00 am

Reading the runes on the rouble’s rim —they say ‘In Gold We Trust’

The Spectator’s Notes

27 November 2004 12:00 am

Supporters of rural liberty should beware of the curse of English romantics

It’s not what you put in but what you leave out that matters

27 November 2004 12:00 am

It’s not what you put in but what you leave out that matters

A pack on your back — it’s the latest way to gum up the market in houses

27 November 2004 12:00 am

A pack on your back — it’s the latest way to gum up the market in houses

Globophobia

20 November 2004 12:00 am

A weekly survey of world restrictions on freedom and free trade

Second opinion

20 November 2004 12:00 am

Compared with the doctors in a hospital like mine, Sisyphus had it easy

The Spectator’s Notes

20 November 2004 12:00 am

Passing laws just because you don’t like something is foreign to the upper-class mind

Sacking Johnson is by far the best thing Howard has done since becoming leader

20 November 2004 12:00 am

Sacking Johnson is by far the best thing Howard has done since becoming leader

We do our best to measure our pleasure but somehow it’s lost in the post

20 November 2004 12:00 am

We do our best to measure our pleasure but somehow it’s lost in the post

Dirge for the decline and fall of the Western intelligentsia

20 November 2004 12:00 am

Dirge for the decline and fall of the Western intelligentsia

Second opinion

13 November 2004 12:00 am

What is the purpose of life?