Issue: November 2015

Who’s ‘The Stupid Party’ Now?

It has been a truism that intellectuals lean to the Left and sneer at the Right, but no more should this be the case

Voice Of Dystopia

The Nobel laureate for literature Svetlana Alexievich gives voice to the voiceless

Mounting Mendacity

The Palestinian Authority refuses to accept that Jerusalem's Temple Mount is holy to all three Abrahamic religions

Royal Ely

A visit to Ely Cathedral perfectly encapsulates the history of England and her architecture.

Giotto The Great

Great art endures; great art forever changes.

Hard To Swallow

The dangerous new culture of brunch

Student Sensibilities

‘From the point of view of anyone seeking safety and comfort the whole business of life is very badly organised’

The Art Of Living

‘Off we went with our parsley-flecked teeth to see Ai Weiwei at the Royal Academy’

London Pride

‘You cannot measure the success of a city by the number of coffee chains it can support’

A Change Of Heart

‘After a long process of unwinding and unfolding, I came out as a Christian advocate of equal marriage. ’

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"