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The Strange Case of Boris Johnson and Benjamin Disraeli

(0) Comments | Posted 29 July 2013 | (09:48)

Having read Boris Johnson's review of a book that, among other things, compares him to Benjamin Disraeli, I find myself no more at ease with the mayor of London, and also with how much I like him. There's something about his blonde bumbling that is rather endearing. He...

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The New Zenith of Pointless Oxford Research

(8) Comments | Posted 19 July 2013 | (00:00)

Oxford is a place where people are paid to research, and write about a vast array of subjects, most of which are united in their irrelevance to society. A tutor of mine has spent the last few years on a grammar of ancient Greek - pointless not least because the...

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