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Decline and Fall of the Bullingdon Club

This week's Spectator has a feature article and podcast by Harry Mount on the parlous straits of Oxford's Bullingdon Club. He confesses to having been a member himself but seems open minded about its likely demise: It isn’t quite dead — but … Continue reading

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Bullingdon/Bollinger Faces Extinction

Sebastian Shakespeare in his Daily Mail gossip column reports that the Bullingdon Club at Oxford (on which Waugh based the Bollinger Club in his novel Decline and Fall) may soon die out for lack of interest:...The Buller is understood to … Continue reading

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Floreat Bullingdon

The Daily Beast has published an article by Nick Mutch reviewing the history of Oxford's Bullingdon Club. The private and secretive club has been much in the news lately because of the membership of three leading Conservative Party politicians: David … Continue reading

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Waugh Cited in Latest Cameron Dispute

In today's Guardian, there is a discussion of the allegations that David Cameron was a member of a secret Oxford club called the Piers Gaveston Society. It was founded in 1977 and named for Edward's II's lover. These stories have been … Continue reading

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Waugh Cameo in BBC Series on Tatler Magazine

BBC has started a series of three programs on Tatler magazine: Posh People: Inside Tatler. In the first episode (Monday, 24 November) Matthew Bell, newly appointed Commissioning Editor, is among those interviewed. He was formerly the society diarist for the Independent … Continue reading

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