Blair Worden

History in Quotes

The Ends of Life by Keith Thomas

I Hate the West End

The decline of West End theatre is compounded by the rude treatment of the theatre-goers themselves

Admissions of Innocence

How Labour hates our ancient universities! There they are, acting as though their responsibility were to observe age-old standards and values of higher learning, when in the government’s eyes the proper function of a university is to assist modernising processes of social redistribution.

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"
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