Jeremy clarke

Here’s what happened when I was mistaken for Donald Trump

26 November 2016 9:00 am

 New York   If only my wordsmith friend Jeremy Clarke had been with me. What fun he’d have had with…

It’ll be me vs Jean-Claude Juncker at the Judo World Championships

26 September 2015 8:00 am

Gstaad Jeremy Clarke has wiped me out again, for a change. His accounts of the high jinks on board the…

Before cruises there were crossings – the good old days!

5 September 2015 9:00 am

 On board MS Queen Victoria   They remain engraved on my brain, like something out of a Greek tragedy, so…

Fraser Nelson’s Diary: Spotting the miscreants at Jeremy Clarke’s drunkenness-themed book launch

4 July 2015 9:00 am

‘Hello. I’m lesbian threesome,’ the young lady tells Taki. ‘And I’m Mongolian rampage,’ says the young man beside her. We’re…

Me, Jeremy Clarke and a bottle of absinthe

27 June 2015 9:00 am

Last Wednesday, 24 June, Pugs held a luncheon in honour of our first member to depart for the Elysian Fields,…

American justice is behaving as the world’s CCTV system – and the fall of Blatter doesn’t make that right

6 June 2015 9:00 am

‘In matters of criminal justice,’ said NatWest Three defendant David Bermingham after a London court extradited him and his co-defendants…

Outstrip Jeremy Clarke’s worst excesses and win an invitation to his Low life book launch

30 May 2015 9:00 am

On 26 June there is a party at the Spectator office at 22 Old Queen Street to launch a paperback…

Johannesburg: a city trying hard to revamp its image

Low life’s Limpopo legend

3 January 2015 9:00 am

Not everything is forgotten in the new Johannesburg, finds Lara Prendergast

I felt so awful I almost prayed that we would crash

4 October 2014 9:00 am

This is about life up high. Two weeks ago The Spectator had that rapscallion and mischief-maker Peter McKay writing about…

Letters: Lord Lawson is not banned from the BBC, and Wales is wonderful

19 July 2014 9:00 am

No ban on Lawson Sir: You write that the BBC ‘has effectively banned’ Lord Lawson from items on climate change…

Spectator letters: America as a genetic experiment, and a gypsy reply to Rod Liddle

24 May 2014 9:00 am

The American experiment Sir: One can test Nicholas Wade’s hypothesis that social and political life is genetically determined (‘The genome…

Spectator letters: America as a genetic experiment, and a gypsy reply to Rod Liddle

24 May 2014 9:00 am

An independent policy Sir: James Curran’s review of my book Dangerous Allies (‘Radical nationalist’, 17 May) showed a significant and…

Jeremy Clarke: The day I walked into a postcard

31 August 2013 9:00 am

This time last year the postman delivered a picture postcard depicting a village square in Provence. The photograph on the…

Low life

23 March 2013 9:00 am

The final few passengers straggled aboard and a sulky, petulant-looking BA steward, his orange face creased with sleep, passed through…


9 March 2013 9:00 am

Gove’s history lessons Sir: ‘The idea that there is a canonical body of knowledge that must be mastered,’ says Professor…

The woman on the airport bus

9 March 2013 9:00 am

By jogging from the railway station to the grim concrete underpass outside the arrivals terminal, I caught the last courtesy…

Low Life: One Middle-Aged Man in Search of the Point by Jeremy Clarke

29 October 2011 11:00 am

Some may question whether a review of a columnist’s work in the magazine in which that columnist’s work appears can…

Low life

12 February 2011 12:00 am

Jeremy Clarke reports on his Low life

Low life Jeremy Clarke

22 January 2011 12:00 am

This old tin miner’s cottage that I’m now living in is normally uninhabited in winter.

Low life

15 January 2011 12:00 am

Jeremy Clarke reports on his Low Life

Low life

8 January 2011 12:00 am

Jeremy Clarke reports on his Low Life

Low life

1 January 2011 12:00 am

I weighed myself in India. There were scales in the hotel bathroom and I stepped up out of idle curiosity. I’d lost weight. In the three weeks since I’d met Cow Girl on a dating website, I’d lost three-quarters of a stone. I hadn’t even noticed.

Low life

18 December 2010 12:00 am

Jermey Clarke reports on his Low Life.

Low life

11 December 2010 12:00 am

Jeremy Clarke reports on his Low Life

Low life

4 December 2010 12:00 am

Jeremy Clarke reports from his Low Life