Monthly Archives: March 2012
It’s been one of those weeks. I’ve hardly had a spare moment, hence the dearth of posts in recent days. Yesterday was particularly fraught. I was scheduled to lecture at Wroxton College, in Oxfordshire, in the morning, and would normally … Continue reading
For the second year running, The Times forgot my birthday. Perhaps they thought they were doing me a kindness. I decided this year that I would get myself a present. So I treated myself to a season ticket for parking at … Continue reading
The previous post was apparently my 400th since starting this blog. Given that the blog has been running for just under two years, that averages out at about four posts per week.
I have posted a quick note on Lords of the Blog about the death of Norman St John-Stevas, the Lord St John of Fawsley. Though frail, he was intellectually alert to the end and continued attending the Lords. He was … Continue reading
I had a short article in today’s conservativehome making the case for reform and against election of the House of Lords. You can read it here. It contains no particular surprises for regular readers.