Author Archives: Septimus Waugh

Burning Rubber

Henry Ford’s jungle book

Plugging Alexander

In the current issue of Amcon there is an excellent review of …

A Round Robin

Today I received a round robin in my inbox. It seems to sum …

Bab

It is business as usual in the U.K. The catch phrase at …

What the Future Holds

Looking for my wallet and car keysI feel compelled to share this …

News From The Principality

    Yesterday’s Daily Telegraph,  the red conservative rag,  has a story which …

Angela Castañante confesses all

There is at the moment an attempt being made by responsible sages …

Lagaan Illuminates Cricket ( the game not the grasshopper)

I recommend Lagaan. It is a Bollywood movie with a difference. I …

Señor Castaño en la Tienda de Campaña

It really does feel quite depressing to be British at this moment. …

El Camarada Cameron

Inspired by R.J. Stove’s article on Evelyn Waugh, I have been looking …

El Corazón De Madera

On Friday May 22 in his diary column in the Guardian Hugh …

Pinocchio Brown in Wonderland

Breaking News: Gordon (Pinocchio) Brown has  connected with Jiminy Cricket at last. …

La Majadería of the Pinocchio Parliament

Well it has happened. The Pinocchio Parliament has terrorrized Michael Martin into …

The Pinocchio of Parliaments

Yesterday Michael Martin, the speaker of the UK House of Commons, finally …

From Wisteria to Hysteria

Cast the British public in the role of pastor and our politicians …

Dumb Is Beautiful

The Brits have not yet got the hang of freedom of information …

Marry a Bitch to Save Your Soul

At first sight the story of the man who marries a dog, …

Euromillions to the Rescue

Last week the Euromillions lottery was offering £100,000,000, and like many a …

Counter-Counterculture

The Sixties Unplugged: A Kaleidoscopic History of a Disorderly Decade, Gerard DeGroot, Harvard University Press, 450 pages