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A panel has been announced for the Literary Leicester Festival on the subject “Remembering Alexander Chancellor (1940-2017).” He was editor and contributor to several journals, including most notably The Spectator. The panel will he chaired by Alexander Waugh, his son-in-law … Continue reading
Journalist and editor Alexander Chancellor has died at the age of 77. He is probably best known as the man who saved the Spectator. He became editor at a low point in 1975 and remained for 9 years during which the magazine … Continue reading
Waugh is frequently quoted on the enjoyment of Havana cigars, but the source of this quote has eluded your correspondent: “The most futile and disastrous day seems well spent when it is reviewed through the blue, fragrant smoke of a … Continue reading
Alexander Chancellor tries Waugh’s notorious ear trumpet, and is impressed: On Christmas Day, in the Somerset home of my daughter Eliza, and her husband, Alexander Waugh, Evelyn’s grandson, I was offered the novelist’s old ear trumpet to try. I am … Continue reading