Culinary cold war at the White House

‘Tell me what you eat and I shall tell you what you are.’ The best known adage in food literature,…

20 Jan 2018

The sex lives of conductors

I once knew a great conductor who claimed that he never boarded a plane to a new orchestra without a…

20 Jan 2018
Emails from the Spectator
The Spectator Podcasts

The Truth About Plastic

President Trump snubs embassy opening: will he ever visit the UK?

Lost Connections: Uncovering the real causes of depression

What will Donald Trump get up to at Davos?

‘I’ll certainly pass on your concerns about plastic packaging, Sir.’
‘He has a 25-year plan to reform.’
Puzzles and games
And finally

Taki: In praise of French women

I spent the better part of two sunny days indoors writing about authenticity for a Greek magazine, a strange subject…

20 Jan 2018

Jeremy Clarke: The power of ‘Bonjour’

In France, or in Provence at least, polite rule number one is to say hello. You must offer a distinct…

20 Jan 2018

Melissa Kite: The death of humour

A vet has accused me of a ‘hate crime’ for making a joke about vets. On the basis that everything…

20 Jan 2018