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Chaotic Division

Although I enjoy the sound of it, the flow and its logic,
what basis does solidarity have within this world?
If humankind is not united after many thousands of years, 33 more words


Wine Spectator Awards Banquet 2014

Wine Spectator Magazine held their annual New York wine experience on October 16-18. It was billed as “a joyous three-day festival of great wines” and included various seminars and grand tastings on Thursday and Friday with the conclusion on Saturday evening with a black-tie awards dinner.  294 more words

Why you should never meet your heroes

Would you have been disappointed if you had met Paddy?

By Philip Sidney

First published in The Spectator 14 October 2014

As we become steadily accustomed to life in the Age of Celebrity, it’s become a truth that, as Mark Mason put it in the Speccie last month, ‘meeting your heroes is almost always a bad idea’. 543 more words

Patrick Leigh Fermor

spectatorial witness

I know I know, it’s before 8am on a Saturday, but the bread is calling, it’s sunny, and clearly I need to get a life … 151 more words


Baltimore Marathon Organizers Advise Spectators of Appropriate, Inappropriate Cheers

If you’ve ever found yourself silently cursing a spectator for telling you you’re “almost there!” when you still have three miles left in your marathon, Saturday’s Baltimore Marathon may be the race for you. 8 more words


SPECTATOR: Europe will reconcile with Russia - it can't afford not to

After months of escalating tensions over Ukraine and talk of a new cold war, Russia and the West could soon reach a sanctions rapprochement. The eurozone economy is suffering badly and sanctions are partly to blame. 1,091 more words

Liam Halligan