Taki

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

High life

25 March 2017 9:00 am

A cloudless sky, crunchy spring snow, longer, warmer days. I’ve finally got in some good skiing, twisting around moguls like…

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18 March 2017 9:00 am

At a chic dinner party last week, a friendly chow as big and black as a dog can be without…

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11 March 2017 9:00 am

A lousy fortnight if ever there was one. Two great friends, Lord Belhaven and Stenton and Aleko Goulandris, had their…

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9 March 2017 3:00 pm

A lousy fortnight if ever there was one. Two great friends, Lord Belhaven and Stenton and Aleko Goulandris, had their…

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4 March 2017 9:00 am

Gstaad Back in the good old days a funicular used to take skiers up, bucking all the way and stopping…

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2 March 2017 3:00 pm

Gstaad Back in the good old days a funicular used to take skiers up, bucking all the way and stopping…

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23 February 2017 3:00 pm

From my chalet high up above the village, I look up at the immense, glistening mountain range of the Alps,…

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23 February 2017 3:00 pm

From my chalet high up above the village, I look up at the immense, glistening mountain range of the Alps,…

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18 February 2017 9:00 am

Gstaad One’s unpopularity on account of calling it a night diminishes in direct proportion to the severity of the next…

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16 February 2017 3:00 pm

Gstaad One’s unpopularity on account of calling it a night diminishes in direct proportion to the severity of the next…

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11 February 2017 9:00 am

When I was young my recurring nightmare was that I would die and be reincarnated as a polo pony. I…

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9 February 2017 3:00 pm

When I was young my recurring nightmare was that I would die and be reincarnated as a polo pony. I…

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9 February 2017 3:00 pm

When I was young my recurring nightmare was that I would die and be reincarnated as a polo pony. I…

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4 February 2017 9:00 am

When I saw an email from Lucy, the lady who has the unenviable task of editing my copy each week,…

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2 February 2017 3:00 pm

When I saw an email from Lucy, the lady who has the unenviable task of editing my copy each week,…

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28 January 2017 9:00 am

 Gstaad The snows came tumbling down just as the camel-drivers headed back to the Gulf. In fact, they never saw…

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26 January 2017 3:00 pm

 Gstaad The snows came tumbling down just as the camel-drivers headed back to the Gulf. In fact, they never saw…

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21 January 2017 9:00 am

 Athens I can only ask sardonically: was it worth it? Executed after unspeakable torture without giving anything away — and…

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19 January 2017 3:00 pm

 Athens I can only ask sardonically: was it worth it? Executed after unspeakable torture without giving anything away — and…

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14 January 2017 9:00 am

There are Dames and there are dames. Dame Vivien, an old friend, became one for her philanthropy. Dame Edna, the…

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12 January 2017 3:00 pm

There are Dames and there are dames. Dame Vivien, an old friend, became one for her philanthropy. Dame Edna, the…

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7 January 2017 9:00 am

Gstaad  New Year’s Eve was a Rhapsody in Blue, with a clarinet glissando that promised joys to come, and the…

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5 January 2017 3:00 pm

Gstaad  New Year’s Eve was a Rhapsody in Blue, with a clarinet glissando that promised joys to come, and the…

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29 December 2016 3:00 pm

What a great year this has been, what a good mood I’m in, why, it’s almost like being in love.…

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29 December 2016 3:00 pm

What a great year this has been, what a good mood I’m in, why, it’s almost like being in love.…