Reader’s comment: Alice in Burqaland

In response to Laura Perrins: Face up to it – the burqa should be banned, guestwho2 wrote: Attempting to rationally deal with the irrational is always difficult. When your mate declares himself to be Napoleon...

Face up to it – the burqa should be banned

Clothing matters. What we wear send signals to those around us. This is why we don’t wear track suit bottoms to a wedding, leggings to a job interview (unless it is for a sports...

Dawkins’s deluded New Atheist thinking doesn’t shine a light on anything

Our TCW colleague Laura Perrins has shared a truth that it seems to me is absolutely true. One that resonates within the tradition of the variegated institutions of Christianity and one expressed by Ivan...

The time’s long overdue to take an axe to Auntie

Before I stopped listening to Radio 4 about 15 years ago I would occasionally conduct an experiment I found amusing. I would turn the radio on, note the first word or phrase I heard,...

The feminists are wrong – we need real men

You would have to be wilfully blind not to acknowledge the successful attempt to feminise men in recent decades. Geoff Dench noted it back in 1996 – how it’s been driven politically by radical...

Reader’s comment: Discipline, not violence

n response to Alistair Thompson: A slap in the face for common sense, Malcolm Marchesi wrote: My wife and I raised five sons all born within an eight-year period. They are now all approaching middle...

Reader’s comment: The smartphone connection

In response to Laura Perrins: Girls have never had it better – so why harm themselves?, Stuart wrote: Smartphones and the introversion that accompanies them together with the constant search for acceptance and confirmation clearly...

Reader’s comment: The freedom to criticise

In response to Gary Oliver: BoJo, the burqa and the Left’s blatant double standards, Snoffle Ефимович Gronch wrote: In a free country, you can wear what you like. But in a free country someone else can...

Ban the burqa?

A number of EU countries have banned the wearing of garments covering the face, such as the burqa, in public places. The full list can be found here. Is it time for Britain to...

BoJo, the burqa and the Left’s blatant double standards

Does a niqab or burqa make the wearer look like a bank robber? An armed gang’s preferred choice of facial covering traditionally has been either the stocking mask or a customised balaclava, though perhaps...