Reader’s comment: Whatever happened to the gymkhana girls?

In response to Ann Farmer: The gender fables that bamboozle Generation Z, Blazeaway wrote: Funnily enough my student niece was explaining to me and the rest of the family earlier this year that there are...

My picks of the week on TCW

It has been a Brexit-dominated week – at the forefront of our readers’ minds and at the forefront of our pages. We have published some outstanding comments, three from Andrew Cadman on the meaning of...

Do good, and not because it makes you look good

This is an edited version of a sermon on the Apostle Paul’s epistle to Titus preached in the Parish Church of the Ascension, Oughtibridge. We are coming to the end of our summer sermon series...

Shouldn’t motherhood be the greatest prize for Serena and Co?

When John McEnroe had one of his Wimbledon meltdowns many years ago, the matter was eventually brought to a conclusion by the properly minimal instruction to Mr McEnroe from the presiding authority: ‘Play on.’...

My classical music choice: Intermezzo from Mascagni’s Cavalliera Rusticana

This Sunday, I offer you one of my all-time favourites in the classical music world. My father tipped me off about this piece (my music appreciation comes from him), the heroic, the courageous, Intermezzo...

Thought for today: The gender fables that bamboozle Generation Z

Research has found that only two-thirds of 16-to-22-year-olds – the so-called ‘Generation Z’ – say they are exclusively heterosexual. This is a lower proportion than older age groups. Seventy-one per cent of ‘millennials’ (born between...

Reader’s comment: Wallace reins supreme

In response to Alan Ashworth: Mule be sorry . . ., paul parmenter wrote: I am delighted to celebrate this victory for mules, after centuries of victimisation and oppression at the hands of mulephobes. I...

Reader’s comment: The wrong side of history

In response to Andrew Cadman: The wound of this Brexit betrayal will never heal, Cue Bono wrote: All around the western world there is change in the air, and May and her like are on...

Reader’s comment: The rise of barbarism

In response to Laura Perrins: Scruton on beauty – and the beasts who destroy it, PierrePendre wrote: Beauty matters as an imperative of psychological well-being; a society that nurtures an aesthetic of beauty is likely...

The wound of this Brexit betrayal will never heal

‘All changed, changed utterly’ – W B Yeats A crumb. That's all you’re having, plebs, a crumb. A crumb of comfort, BRINO. For all your hard work, all your beliefs, all your courage. A crumb. Owen...