Saturday, 18 February 2017

David Hockney at Tate Britain: blistering in scale, depth and presentation

Pretty much the whole range of David Hockney’s work over the last  sixty years is currently on display at Tate..

By Mark Fox

Thursday, 16 February 2017

On marriage Justin Welby is going to have to pick a side and go for it

The defeat for Justin Welby in the General Synod is a very personal one. An Archbishop, who puts leadership at..

By Mark Fox

Sunday, 12 February 2017

The Church of England needs a second Elizabethan Settlement

The Church of England’s General Synod meets this week in London. It is the Church’s Parliament. Its meetings are generally..

By Mark Fox

Friday, 10 February 2017

The easy bit of Brexit is over - now comes the hard part

For three days in early February 2017 the House of Commons debated and voted on an historic issue – should..

By Mark Fox

Friday, 3 February 2017

The key to navigating Trump's new world: only connect

This week my email stopped working. Technically the term is “went down”, a term which gives a pleasing, if spurious,..

By Mark Fox

Monday, 23 January 2017

Trump has the opportunity to do something historic. Will he squander his chance?

On the face of it Donald Trump’s pre-occupation with the size of the crowd at his Inauguration is perplexing. Who..

By Mark Fox

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Theresa May lays out her vision for Brexit

The Prime Minister has set out clearly her guiding principles and for Brexit. She told us much we already knew,..

By Mark Fox

Thursday, 5 January 2017

May has the strength of character to make a success of 2017

For those who think politics does not matter last year provided a rebuke. Politics matters. Politicians matter. How we chose..

By Mark Fox

Friday, 23 December 2016

British persistence: One hundred years ago, one hundred years on

One hundred years ago Britain was preparing to celebrate the third Christmas of the First World War. 1916 had been..

By Mark Fox