“Over the last few years,” reports MyLondon, “Brixton has become increasingly gentrified with an increase of mainstream shops as well as pubs and bars…
You will meet few people, nowadays, who would take offence at being called “transgressive”. Left-wingers see themselves as transgressing against the…
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No one quite remembered who had been the first man to wear his pants on his head. Rumours had begun to circulate about a man attending parties, book…
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Okay, I am far from being the best judge here. A vegetarian writing about Polish food? You might as well have a teetotal man reviewing Italian wines…
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The death of Ayman al-Zawahiri was anti-climactic. For two decades, since 9/11, Osama bin Laden's second-in-command had eluded capture or killing…
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I was once sitting with a friend of mine who owns a business when one of their employees called with news they were pregnant. My friend offered cheerful…
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Frankly, Vogue should have stayed out of politics after having to bury its profile of Asma al-Assad — “A Rose in the Desert” — so far down a memory hole…
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Hello, I missed you. Obligatory shilling. I wrote for Spectator World about spree killers and Ezra Miller. I wrote for The Critic about the end of Boris…
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When I was a kid — five or six years old — my best schoolfriend moved to a village on the outskirts of our hometown and switched to a different school…
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I am fascinated by Dr Eric Feigl-Ding. I wonder what his days look like. Does he wake up in a state of constant alarm? Does he run to the bathroom to…
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Sometimes British people get intensely into American politics because it is so much more sensational than British politics. I’m not like that. I’m into…
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When I was a young man I had various career aspirations. I wanted to be a cricket player, which would have been a marvellous plan had it not been for…
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