Tag Archives: Vdare.com

Groundhog Day Roundup

–Columnist John Derbyshire has posted a story in his “Derb’s January Diary” column on the anti-immigrant website Vdare that may start another debate like U/Non-U pronunciation or George and Ira Gershwin’s line “You say tomato, and I say tomahto”. Derbyshire, … Continue reading

Posted in A Little Learning, Decline and Fall, Evelyn Waugh, Newspapers | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Early September Roundup

There is a diverse field of material covered in this latest roundup gathered from the last two weeks: —Quadrant Magazine, an Australian cultural journal, carries on its website a droll pleading (tongue lodged in cheek) from Tony Thomas that Decline … Continue reading

Posted in A Handful of Dust, Brideshead Revisited, Decline and Fall, Humo(u)r, Newspapers, Ninety-Two Days, Put Out More Flags, Scoop, Sword of Honour, Television Programs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Early September Roundup

Waugh Cited in Reports of Barcelona Incident

Several papers have reported that the Spanish¬†terrorist cell responsible for the recent mayhem in Barcelona¬†intended to use their explosives to attack the Holy Family Church, another of that city’s popular tourist sites. These reports have spread across the press spectrum … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Photography & Sculpture, Articles, Labels, Newspapers, The Loved One | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Waugh Cited in Reports of Barcelona Incident