Long time Spectator columnist Taki has often written about his yacht Bushido and his frustration at the rise of the super yachts aka “floating gin palaces”. Yesterday his exasperation at the new rich reaches new heights and he writes rather cryptically that “As of this summer . . .  it’s THE END.” What could he […]

I don’t know exactly  when NHK World came to the UK. I suspect it was in 2011 shortly after the tsunami hit Fukushima. I first noticed it on the Freesat service around August 2011 and I’ve been tuning in more and more frequently for the quirky delivery, refreshing bluntness of its reports, strict almost religious […]

Wasted Years by Iron Maiden via Ryan Adams