High life

A love letter to Brooklyn Heights

November 1, 2018 10:23 pm

The ideal city living is the village life

Requiem for New York

October 25, 2018 11:45 am

The Big Apple is a tired old place: upper-class vertical living has gone to seed and the fun honky-tonk side of the city has been gentrified and made boring

Amazon and Facebook: the twin evils of our age

August 9, 2018 7:17 am

Why is government absent when it comes to a predatory company out to destroy all opposition and pay the minimum tax in the process?

The Bible’s #MeToo problem

June 22, 2018 1:08 pm

King David’s reputation is already mud. He’s a rapist who sent Bathsheba’s hubby to the front line so that he can get her into his bed.

50 years after Bobby Kennedy’s murder, the ‘deep state’ still reigns supreme

June 7, 2018 12:36 pm

New York   This week 50 years ago saw the assassination of Robert Kennedy, a man I met a couple…

Circe has been recast as the girl next door – it’s a sign of the times

April 13, 2018 11:55 am

When poor old battered Odysseus landed on Circe’s island having lost all his ships (except his flagship) when he tangled…

In The US of A, it’s a woman’s, woman’s, woman’s world!

April 5, 2018 10:46 am

New York If Albanian television had shown the programme CBS did last week — with a woman who has sex…

The truth about Charles, Prince of Wales – and Larry Kudlow

March 28, 2018 11:12 pm

At dinner the other night a friend wondered what came first, social climbing or name-dropping? It’s obviously a very silly…

My date with Steve Bannon

March 8, 2018 12:00 pm

Gstaad The muffled sound of falling snow is ever-present. It makes the dreary beautiful and turns the bleak into magic.…