From the daily archives:

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The General Election: 99 Days To Go

January 28, 2015

Yesterday, Charlie declared his intention to vote Green at the next election. I sympathise with his view, and I may yet join him – but, as things stand, at the moment, with 99 days to go, I am undecided. So, here’s my thinking, from a personal as much as a political perspective. And let’s start […]

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#983: 1847, Goffredo Mameli, Il Canto Degli Italiani

January 28, 2015

The French and the Italians have a sense of style and panache that we British simply do not have. They dress better, eat better, look better, have better towns and villages, have better culture, have better football players and probably make love better than the British. They also have a better national anthem than us. […]

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