Matthew Parris

Matthew Parris is a columnist for The Spectator and The Times.

The day I awoke my inner predator

13 June 2013 1:00 pm

Gweru on the central Highveld of Zimbabwe used to be called Gwelo when I was there as a boy but…

Why Ukip is a party of extremists

30 May 2013 1:00 pm

Last Saturday I wrote for my newspaper a column whose drift was that it was time for the sane majority…

The wheat and the chaff of online comments

16 May 2013 1:00 pm

What’s to be done about the online comments sections in daily newspapers? These (for those estimable Spectator readers who have…

What do the innocent have to fear? Ask Google

2 May 2013 1:00 pm

Forgive me, but let’s go straight in. Readers of a sensitive disposition look away, but there’s a serious reason for…

Why I won’t be selling my gold or silver

18 April 2013 1:00 pm

It must be a couple of years since, spooked by the banking crisis and walking past the Savoy hotel on…