Page 10, 25th July 2008

25th July 2008
Page 10
Page 10, 25th July 2008

Is That Really My Son Texting From Sydney?

I t's 4.30arn on Saturday morning and a tiny ping denoting a new text message on my phone startles me awake. If you live in London you learn to sleep through ambulance sirens......

Lord, Preserve Us From Niceness And Cleverness

Catholics and Anglicans are masters at stitching together wordy clich├ęs, says Harry Mount E arlier this summer I attended a church service in the little Anglican chapel of......

Irony Should Be Handled With Care

T he use of irony can be a sublime pleasure but, like red chillies or a Porsche 911, you have to know how to use it, otherwise it can do you serious harm. Last week, in case you......