Saturday, 20 May 2017

Canaletto and the Art of Venice: step into the most beautiful city in the world

Recently I attended a private dinner at Buckingham Palace. As we waited for our hosts to arrive guests were allowed..

By Mark Fox


Saturday, 13 May 2017

Post-Truth: James Ball's investigation into how bullsh*t conquered the world

Throughout history, human inventive and creative capacity has continually changed how lives are lived. Even if the fundamental nature of..

By Mark Fox


Friday, 12 May 2017

Time for another Conservative revolution

Once again the electorate is looking to a Conservative prime minister to lead revolutionary change. Britain is continuing with its quiet..

By Mark Fox


Thursday, 4 May 2017

Thank you, sir. Three cheers for Prince Philip

Prince Philip has announced he is retiring from Royal Duties. At 95, it can reasonably be said he has done..

By Mark Fox


Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Hurrah for democracy

As of today the United Kingdom has no Members of Parliament. For the next five weeks the chamber of the..

By Mark Fox


Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Theresa May is right to call an early General Election

Theresa May’s decision to call a swift General Election took everyone by surprise, except those who know her well. For..

By Mark Fox


Monday, 27 March 2017

What Donald Trump's healthcare debacle can teach Theresa May about negotiating Brexit

Most new presidents find settling into the White House a disorientating experience. Nothing can prepare a person for the pressure and isolation,..

By Mark Fox


Monday, 13 March 2017

Triggering Article 50 is a non-event

Shortly the Prime Minister will write to the President of the European Commission notifying him that the United Kingdom is..

By Mark Fox


Friday, 10 March 2017

The view of America from Washington DC

Washington DC is an intimate city that is the backdrop to politics on the grand scale. It’s a “company” town..

By Mark Fox