Millennials

Millennials don’t fear censorship because they plan on doing all the censoring

21 October 2017 9:00 am

Matt Ridley’s fine recent Times column was hardly the first to raise the alarm about the pseudo-Soviet intolerance of the…

Harry Potter and the millennial mind

24 June 2017 9:00 am

How J.K. Rowling shaped a generation’s politics

I hate to say it, but I can’t blame the millennials who voted for Corbyn

17 June 2017 9:00 am

On the morning after the election I was drinking coffee with one of my heroes, Sir Roger Scruton. We talked…

Spread the news – it’s huge in Japan

Notes on... marmalade

8 April 2017 9:00 am

Marmalade’s had a rough old time of it lately. A recent report in the Telegraph declared it is dying out;…

The mad, bad crusade against 'cultural appropriation'

1 April 2017 9:00 am

It’s usually best to ignore the indignant fury of the 21st-century young. We’re used to them now, these snowflakes, posing…

Investing for the common good

26 November 2016 9:00 am

The millennial generation is about to inherit — and wants its wealth to have a positive social impact

The latest first novels make for gruesome reading

19 November 2016 9:00 am

Constellation by Adrien Bosc (Serpent’s Tail, £12.99) picks nimbly along the divide between fiction and non-fiction. It’s really a speculative…

What’s to blame for a generation of desperation?

16 July 2016 9:00 am

Youth is wasted on the young, for the most part, and thank God for that. There’s nothing grislier than a…

Is my plant Pinterest-ready?

It started with a cardboard box: discovering the joys of indoor gardening

30 April 2016 9:00 am

A year or so ago, I inherited a cardboard box filled with plants. It was an offshoot from an enormous…

It starts with tidying your sock drawer. It ends with emptying your mind

16 April 2016 9:00 am

It starts with tidying your sock drawer. It ends with emptying your mind