Peter Hitchens

So happy to be serfs

In just a few short weeks we have cast aside freedoms it took centuries to win. Fawning faith in authority will lead to further outrages

A crown of thorns

A diminished, secular Britain means that the next coronation will not match the majesty and mystery of the last

The delusions of literary dystopias

Anti-Christian bile may be inventive, but it stems from dangerous misunderstandings

Only Defeat Can Save Conservatism

The Tory party has lost its way. David Cameron's surrender to the Left has deprived the electorate of any real choice of government

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"