Victorian

The Spectator Podcast: life after May and the Victorian women who explored

29 March 2019 17:00

This week, Theresa May finally promised to leave – but only after her Brexit deal passes. Anticipation of her departure…

Outliving Ozymandias

9 October 2012 10:02

In 1842, a wealthy heiress called Sarah Losh built a church in Wreay (rhymes with ‘near’, apparently), close to Carlisle.…

A thinker of arresting and compelling grandeur

27 November 2010 13:51

John Ruskin is the greatest writer whom, today, an educated person can admit not having read without embarrassment. One professes…