Books
23 July 2009
In South Africa as a child and a boy, I read a huge amount. There seems to have been something anthropomorphic about my...
Books
25 June 2009
The overwhelming fact of Isaiah Berlin’s life is not that he was a gossipy, gregarious Oxford don, but that he was a...
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23 August 2004
I never thought that Tuscany was the sort of place I would like. I had been to Florence, but somehow Tuscany invoked...
Books
20 October 2003
When I came to this country from South Africa, my first away rugby match for Trinity College, Oxford was in London...
Books
02 June 2003
This book comes adorned with a recommendation by Ryszard Kapuscinski. So I opened it eagerly, having been in both...