Sunday, January 26, 2020

Edward Bromhead: Firsts ain’t wot they used t’be – in our dumbed down universities

Last weekend, another blogger (Capitalists@Work) had a rant about university degrees. Apparently, and I haven’t checked his figures, 19 per cent of candidates get...

Andrew Cadman: Murdoch makes feminists grow up

I adore Page 3. Back in my youth this was for artistic reasons, obviously, and at the time no photograph had more artistic merit...

Reader’s Comment of the Day: Catholics fight for the family while Anglicans roll over

In reply to, Kathy Gyngell: Have the bishops lost faith in the family?, Groan wrote: Not being an Anglican and far from Roman Catholic, I am struck by...

Louise Kirk: Let girls be girls. And that means let them be mothers too

Professor Alison Wolf drew the wrath of her fellow feminists last week when she used her lecture at the Demos think-tank to lament that...

Laura Perrins: I am baring my breasts. But for the love of my new baby, not to upset Harriet

I had my third baby on Saturday and have enjoyed logging out of the real world and enjoying the new-born haze. It has been...

Reader’s Comment of the Day: Breast is best, except when it’s on Page 3

In response to, William Walter: No one was forced to read Page 3, jwyorks55 wrote: Breasts out in church = protest Breasts out in the street =...

Nicholas Booth: Al Murray is like all the rest. A ‘politician’ with a book to plug

When Al Murray plays The Pub Landlord, he continues a long, not too dignified tradition of men who play at being a certain type...

Kathy Gyngell: Have the bishops lost faith in the family?

My copy of On Rock or Sand?, Archbishop Sentamu’s intellectual stab at applying Christianity to the cost of living crisis, landed on my mat...

Caroline Farrow: Three cheers for the Pope. We would all breed like rabbits if we could afford it

So the Pope’s got a downer on traditional Catholic families and is taking the same line as the Coalition government:  good Catholics shouldn’t breed...

Reader’s Comment of the Day: Tories have abandoned social conservatism

In response to, Kathy Gyngell: The party of the family kills off the family to please a few posh feminists, Earthenware wrote: I've been reading The Conservative...