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Category Archives: Journalism

News At A Glance #4

Concerning sparrows in Ethiopia, more than one Alma in Wisconsin, and William Langley in Port Stanley. — For The Emigre

Small-town radio

The second (Stanley) instalment of my exchange of Falklands War/1982 letters with Dominic Hilton in Argentina. — For The Critic

News At A Glance #3

More or less news more-or-less concerning Lord Salisbury, Quakers, and Chaldaean numerology. — For The Emigre

News At A Glance #2

On Tate McRae, Tonella McGowan, and the terror threat. — For The Emigre

No April fools

The opening salvo in a projected 10-week exchange of letters on/around the Falklands War, with Dominic Hilton in the Argentina capital. — For The Critic

News At A Glance (redivivus!)

On April Fool’s Day, The Emigre has the great good sense to pick up where/what so many others had previously left off! — For The Emigre

Pyramid schemes

The Red Sea Scrolls: How Ancient Papyri Reveal the Secrets of the Pyramids Pierre Tallet and Mark Lehner Thames & Hudson £30 319pp (1.216kg) . Because I once made the mistake of dabbling a bit in Egyptology, no less than every other week – in the year 2022 – some friend (‘…’) will schwack me […]

Sham-rock

Or; some thoughts on being Ir-ish, on St Patrick’s Day. — For The Emigre.

On Commonwealth Day

… my diaries relate a (very positive) diplomatic incident from 15 years ago. — For The Emigre

Mary Curies

Review of Tracy Chevalier’s treatment of Mary Canning’s life, in Remarkable Creatures. — For Perspective