Happy St George’s Day!

Sir Winston Churchill: “There is a forgotten, nay almost forbidden word, which means more to me than any other. That word is England.” Happy St George’s Day! ‘Saint George he was for England. And before he killed the dragon, he drank a pint of English ale out of...

Nous sommes Notre Dame. Why cathedrals matter.

Function is everything.  If a building doesn’t have one, it is of no use.  It follows that its past is of no importance – at least, if the building serves no practical use now.  Or so one school of thinking would have it. Over eight hundred years after the...

Screwing Scruton

It was the quote on which some of Roger Scruton’s defenders are silent that did it.  Not his reference to a “Soros empire” in Hungary.  Nor what he said about the Chinese.  Here is what he seems to have said about the country’s Communist...

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