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Diversity, Conservative Style

One reason—perhaps the only reason—for optimism occasioned by the recent struggle for leadership of the Conservative Party in Britain is the remarkable ethnic diversity of the candidates and at the same time the almost non-existent part it played in the choice between them.

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Ban the Bard!

A creative writing course at a British university has withdrawn graduation requirement that students should attempt a sonnet.

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Of Grave Importance

I love a good cemetery, and cemeteries do not come much better than the one in Highgate in London, which I visited recently while staying nearby.

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