What comfort is there for the Queen in the face of Philip’s death?

On Friday, Prince Philip died. He was a major figure in public life. Though constitutionally his death has no real significance, culturally it has a

Might it end up being a reboot dud?

So, joy of joys, Frasier is getting a reboot. Sadly, John Mahoney is now dead so won’t be in it and I am led to

The only sure way to avoid shame by association

Recently, the black lives matter movement came to the fore. Along with it came a desire to remove statues, plaques, memorials and other such things

If that isn’t the answer, what is?

News of Phil Spector’s death has been all over the news. You can read his obituary in The Times (paywall). I was particularly struck by

Mindfulness, narcissism and the solution to self-centredness

Last Tuesday, The Times (paywall) reported that mindfulness and meditation ‘lead to narcissism and spiritual superiority’. That wasn’t just a baseless opinion, but the product

Christmas isn’t cancelled and it need not be ruined

One thing to happen on Saturday was my daughter’s birthday. You can read about that in yesterday’s post. Of course, the other big announcement came

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