Friday, 21 July 2017

So Long Spicey

Sean Spicer as the face of the Trump administration somehow captured the peculiar mood of these crazy days like no..

By David Waywell


Thursday, 20 July 2017

Forget Lineker - the BBC has lost its purpose

For the sake of transparency, let me explain where I stand on the single most important matter of the day: I..

By David Waywell


Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Donald Trump is not America and America will recover

Politicians have a habit of overstating the importance of the moment. It is in the interest of their egos that..

By David Waywell


Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Donald Trump is the perfect leader for our debased and self-obsessed era

Donald Trump’s “smackdown” of his CNN-headed foe might have either shocked or amused this past weekend but what it shouldn’t..

By David Waywell


Sunday, 2 July 2017

Reaction review: Shirley Baker, Manchester Art Gallery

It was on my third visit to the Shirley Baker: Women and Children; and Loitering Men exhibition at Manchester’s Art..

By David Waywell


Wednesday, 14 June 2017

The Return of the Pragmatic Tories

It is worth remembering at this juncture that conservatives usually hold a pragmatic world view. Traditional conservatism is non-ideological. It..

By David Waywell


Monday, 5 June 2017

One Love was the tribute Manchester needed

The One Love Manchester concert was a little different to the usual celebrity-soaked charity bash in that it should be..

By David Waywell


Tuesday, 23 May 2017

My Manchester

It would be easy at this moment to say that it’s hard to find words for what happened in Manchester..

By David Waywell


Tuesday, 16 May 2017

America has voted an idiot into the White House

Have we finally reached the point at which rational explanations serve no more purpose? It feels like that as I..

By David Waywell