The European Convention of Human Rights is now misinterpreted, misapplied and debases the currency of humanism

Our lives have been in the hands of these glorified numerologists for too long

There is no real reason for museums to segregate what was hers and his

How can antipathy focus the mind in international relations?

Decolonisation is a new form of Western elitism that risks turning campuses into ideological bootcamps

New Lord Chamberlains are policing the stage with puritan zeal

Everyone wants what should be. But there is no “should be”. There is only what is.

The chance introduction that led to some extraordinary evenings with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

My formative years and future
tastes in all things were formed by
1950s and 1960s television,

A not-so-fond farewell to the “sophomoric male”, the man-child purveyor of infantile humour