Anthony Daniels

Official Complaint

Immigration officials may be fearsome but they act as no deterrent against illegal immigrants

Flagging Loyalty

The cross of St George is everywhere, and is a symbol of the militant ugliness of countless English people

Litter Bugged

Ludicrous Health and Safety measures in our schools mean that children are wearing knee-pads to prevent scrapes while they play in litter-strewn playgrounds.

Seat Cheats

The enormous hidden costs of low-cost air travel are symptomatic of a disturbing cultural shift

Soppy Sop

Our justice system suffers from a sentimental preoccupation with legally irrelevant testimony to victims' personalities

Dear Sir or Madam

Our refusal to address others as 'Sir' or 'Madam' stems from our ideological revulsion against hierarchy 

Raymond Tallis

The philosopher-physician should be praised for swimming against the post-modernist current

The Cap Doesn’t Fit

Why do so many people insist on wearing baseball caps? Is it from a perverse desire to look stupid?

Second Life

Charity shops are now a British peculiarity, but their bookshelves often contain real gems amongst the airport fiction

Shelf Life

Being a shelf-stacker at a supermarket is not a dishonourable occupation, and we should be thankful for those that do it

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"