Columnists

Second opinion

18 June 2005 12:00 am

I went to prison last week to see a man about an arson

The Spectator’s Notes

11 June 2005 12:00 am

Today's continental papers mirror the British press of 1975

His hopes on the shelf, the PM discovers the dangers of making history poverty

11 June 2005 12:00 am

His hopes on the shelf, the PM discovers the dangers of making history poverty

The Spectator’s Notes

4 June 2005 12:00 am

I wish I could share the widespread joy at the great European ‘No

It’s an overdue jolt for Europe’s tram on the line to ever-closer union

4 June 2005 12:00 am

It’s an overdue jolt for Europe’s tram on the line to ever-closer union

The Spectator’s Notes

28 May 2005 12:00 am

Michael Howard may be a vampire, but it is Mr Clarke who will not lie down and die

Why not let the MPs choose their man, then give ordinary Tories the right of veto?

28 May 2005 12:00 am

Why not let the MPs choose their man, then give ordinary Tories the right of veto?

Allez France, votez Non, votez souvent, and, of course, stem Nee, stem vaak

28 May 2005 12:00 am

Allez France, votez Non, votez souvent, and, of course, stem Nee, stem vaak

What did Lord Cardigan and D.H. Lawrence have in common?

21 May 2005 12:00 am

What did Lord Cardigan and D.H. Lawrence have in common?

A hedge fund on your balance sheet, a cuckoo in your nest

21 May 2005 12:00 am

A hedge fund on your balance sheet, a cuckoo in your nest

The next election campaign starts now

14 May 2005 12:00 am

The next election campaign starts now

The Spectator’s Notes

14 May 2005 12:00 am

The election has brought out the tension between Scotland and England

The gentleness and courage of my friend Peter Campbell

14 May 2005 12:00 am

The gentleness and courage of my friend Peter Campbell

The Spectator’s Notes

12 May 2005 12:00 am

Any European country with a large Muslim population faces serious unrest at present

The Spectator’s Notes

7 May 2005 12:00 am

Another week of this, and I think I would have ended up voting Labour

All eyes on the Bank’s weather-vane — this one could go to a recount

7 May 2005 12:00 am

All eyes on the Bank’s weather-vane — this one could go to a recount

The Spectator’s Notes

30 April 2005 12:00 am

Fascism is a bigger part of this election than most people realise

An election won on the economy — or is it ‘vote now, pay later’?

30 April 2005 12:00 am

An election won on the economy — or is it ‘vote now, pay later’?

Why beeches are better than other trees in the woods

30 April 2005 12:00 am

Why beeches are better than other trees in the woods

Where the Darwinian fundamentalists are leading us

23 April 2005 12:00 am

Where the Darwinian fundamentalists are leading us

There’s plenty of room beside Rover in the Happier Hunting Ground

23 April 2005 12:00 am

There’s plenty of room beside Rover in the Happier Hunting Ground

The Spectator’s Notes

23 April 2005 12:00 am

I sometimes wonder if the British media know anything at all about the Catholic Church

Second opinion

23 April 2005 12:00 am

There’s only one thing worse than slavery, and that’s freedom

Poor old dog — we’ve had to wait for a good day to bury Rover

16 April 2005 12:00 am

Poor old dog — we’ve had to wait for a good day to bury Rover

The Spectator’s Notes

16 April 2005 12:00 am

'Apathy’ is the word always applied to modern voters, but it seems a bit unfair