Anthony O'Hear

‘When freedom came, God disappeared’

One of Roger Scruton’s last works, an opera libretto set in Eastern Europe, contains some of his most revelatory thinking on the divine

Underrated: Chris Woodhead

The iconoclastic former Chief Inspector of Schools understood the dangers of state control.

Hayek Top Slot Shock

In spite of his reputation, Glenn Beck is introducing huge audiences to high-brow political and economic ideas

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"