Taki

Taki Theodoracopulos has written The Spectator's High Life column since 1977.

High Life

An elegy on the end of elegance

People ached to have a good time — to splurge, to let go

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Mother Nature is giving us her middle finger

Up until 150 years ago, she was left alone in the Alps to organize her flora and fauna

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I was Oprah Winfrey’s hero

Oprah is a mini-tyrant on and off the set, who expects total subservience

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Tales from my private jet

‘I have a plane taking me and some friends to Rome early tomorrow. Would you accept a ride?’

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Better in the Bahamas

It is said that island living tends to dull one’s senses

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My unlikely friendship with Sir David Barclay

One more of the good guys is now gone

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The war against Christianity is at its peak

Following the moral demands of Christianity is not for wimps

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Trump supporters never stood a chance

Has anyone on the left heard of ‘magnanimity’?

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Why I stopped reading novels

Keep reading and throw away the machines

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My nights of passion with Juliette Gréco

Shutters banged and lights were turned on as her screams echoed around the cavernous courtyard

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In praise of femininity

Feminine women can be feisty, indomitable and tomboys, the last adding to, not detracting from, their allure

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The cultural elite has a new enemy

We were all so drunk by the time it was over, some of us were cheering the fact that Eisenhower had beaten Stevenson

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Why New Yorkers are fleeing the city in droves

Much about the city I once loved now just plain stinks

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Will my election night party end in fisticuffs?

All my guests except one are Trump-haters

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What Barbara Black’s choice of friends says about her

Conrad Black is a terrific writer-historian, as is Barbara Black

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