Thursday, December 12, 2019

Jane Kelly

Jane Kelly
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Jane Kelly was a journalist with the Daily Mail for fifteen years. She now writes for the Spectator and the Salisbury Review.

Professor Peterson and a rare outbreak of common sense at the Oxford Union

‘I feel like a heretic being here,’ said the third-year history student next to me in the Oxford Union. ‘University opinion is default Left....

Just when you thought the world couldn’t get any curiouser . . .

‘Do you mean you can find out the answer to it?’ said the March Hare. ‘Exactly so,’ said Alice. ‘Then you should say what you mean,’...

Welcome, workers, to the 19th century

Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain by James Bloodworth: Atlantic Books  ‘In the gig economy, whoever controls the algorithm controls what is inputted into...

Britain, alone in Europe, has failed to convict anyone for FGM. The law must be changed.

Earlier this month a London solicitor was accused of organising for FGM to be carried out on his daughter aged nine, arranging for someone...

Stop fidgeting at the back, children, we’re learning neo-colonialism

'Frontiers are the most porous parts of any polity’, a beautiful bit of English, heard on David Cannadine's BBC radio feature Civilisation, A Sceptic's...

You must remember this – a kiss ISN’T just a kiss

In the distant past, perhaps twenty years ago, the world was very different, almost unknowable. Old TV ads on YouTube are a revelation, and...

Radical feminism – a new excuse for being dim

I once knew half of a comedy duo called The Men Who Know. They gave out advice with a satirical bent. I wonder if...

Masked bullies in King’s attack pave the way for a genuine threat

In the 1970s when many of us were irritating students, we believed passionately in, well I can’t quite remember what, but we harked back...

Oh, for the innocence of Woman’s Realm

The Department of Health and Social Care recently reported that ‘ultra-processed’ foods may be linked to cancer. These included pot noodles, ready meals, cakes...

Run, rabbit, run – the allergy police are after you

I’m as liberal as the next person but there are limits: a new film based on The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter,...

RIP humour, strangled by the sisterhood

Comedian Bridget Christie was on BBC radio a few days ago, ranting as usual about feminists and feminism. She appreciated that they are sometimes...

A ripping yarn – Jane Kelly’s take on the Churchill movie

Darkest Hour, directed by Joe Wright The great German film Downfall starts with Hitler being very gentle to his nervous, young secretary. Darkest Hour begins...

Will a left-hander still have rights?

As a left-hander born, thankfully, into an enlightened age, I never faced any pressure to use my other hand. I realised only a day...

#PasMoi! French women scorn the #MeToo luvvies

A recent TV drama described the long, bitter feud between Hollywood sirens Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. It showed in gory detail their creative...

2017 Revisited – June: A third world fire in a third world city

2017 Revisited: A look back through the eyes of TCW's top writers.  First posted June 2017 I have just received a message from a good friend in...

Jane Kelly’s Christmas book choice: A portrait of the artist as a very strange man

Stanley Spencer, Looking to Heaven (Volume I of III). Unicorn, 2016 ‘I think I could have reached all I wanted without going from the kitchen...

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