In his brilliantly illuminating new book Sathnam Sanghera demonstrates how so much of what we consider to be modern Britain is actually rooted in our imperial past. In prose that is, at once, both clear-eyed and full of acerbic wit,… Read More ›

He must go

The UK government has done everything right in this pandemic. The problem is that the UK government has done everything late as well. Locking down last March: too late and we allowed massive gatherings to take place. Estimates of up… Read More ›

Joe Biden’s watch

The Rolex Datejust appears to be a new piece for Biden, and as far as the achievement-to-reward ratio goes, I don’t think I’d classify the Datejust as “excessive.” It’s definitely not Biden’s first watch, as he’s famously been seen wearing… Read More ›