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 prefer the Daily Mail…’
‘I’ll certainly pass on your concerns about plastic packaging, Sir.’
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