Articles by Sam Leith
"In 2011, a survey by insurers Churchill found that 12 per cent of adults in the United Kingdom employ a domestic helper... it is a bashful 12 per cent."
"I’m half-serious when I say making all MPs spend six weeks in plaster might be a worthwhile exercise"
That’s a casual cigarette, not a cigarette cigarette. Different thing.
There is no room that isn’t improved both morally and decoratively by being entirely lined with bookshelves
We will never experience winter’s deep darkness as more than a curiosity...
people still seem to regard wage-slavery as a far less desirable condition than the freelance life
"I wonder whether these fears are the product of an inherited disposition"
How come the more exciting a sport is, the more boring it is to watch?
Having no doorbell is like hanging a do-not-disturb sign on your whole life