Niall Ferguson, who isn’t content to be ridiculously wrong about economics, has a go at comparing the attacks in Paris to the Fall of Rome: I am not going to repeat what you have already read or heard. I am not going to say that what happened in Paris on Friday night was unprecedented horror,… Continue reading People, Get a Grip
Today is the anniversary of the birth of the following people (among others, naturally): Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Auguste Rodin, Charles Manson, and Neil Young. So, as you can see, some Novembers the 12th look good on reflection, while others have some explaining to do. Jeanette Winterson’s depiction of a fundamentalist mother in Oranges Are Not the Only… Continue reading Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?