hedonism

The high and low life of John Craxton

8 May 2021 9:00 am

Charm is a weasel word; it can evoke the superficial and insincere, and engender suspicion and mistrust. But charm in…

Spectator letters: Indian soldiers in the first world war, public relations PR, and why Nineteen Eighty-Four?

30 August 2014 9:00 am

Placing refugees Sir: Tony Abbott seems to have fooled The Spectator. Your editorial (23 August) gives plaudits to the Australian…

Hedonistic? No, today's gay men are civic-minded - and conservative

11 January 2014 9:00 am

A gay friend phones over the New Year break. A lovely chap (let us call him Richard) and long retired,…