Why does anyone drink wine?

8 June 2013 9:00 am

You will be scandalised by the suggestion, of course, especially those of you who spend several hours every week drinking…

High life: Enoch Powell was a prophet

1 June 2013 9:00 am

Do any of you still like the dread word diversity, one that’s proudly flung around by those who squirm when…

The Spectator’s Notes

11 May 2013 9:00 am

On Tuesday night, at a Spectator readers’ evening, Andrew Neil interviewed me about my biography of Margaret Thatcher. He asked…

Isn’t Germany’s attitude towards Romania a little at odds with the EU project?

9 March 2013 9:00 am

‘Can you imagine anything worse,’ a Hungarian once said to me, ‘than a Slav who thinks he’s Latin?’ He was…

What is the racial composition of a hobbit?

4 December 2010 12:00 am

What colour are hobbits, do you suppose?