Roger Scruton is a philosopher and countryside campaigner as well as an author and broadcaster. Widely regarded as one of Britain’s leading right wing thinkers, his publications include the Meaning of Conservatism. He has also written on fox hunting.

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10 July 2008
Few German families are as intricately entwined with the history of central Europe as the Schönborns, one of whose...
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26 June 2008
That a midsummer night, so short and bright, should contain the longest and loveliest of dreams, is one of Shakespeare'...
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12 June 2008
June is the month when the honest critic has to face up to that perpetual problem in the life of a serious wino, which...
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29 May 2008
"If ah git to heav'n, then fust thing ah do is shake that man's han' as invented whiskey." Only in rural America will...
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15 May 2008
South America is not one continent, but two. There is the continent of polo-playing, culture-loving exiles, whose life...
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01 May 2008
Sophie Scruton has begun to give her husband a hard time in the matter of drinking. I plead professional...
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17 April 2008
Forty years ago, travelling through France as a student, I came quickly to understand the defects of vin ordinaire: a...
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03 April 2008
I stagger out of bed after a night of fever and vomiting, thinking I must check the email before collapsing for the day...
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19 March 2008
There are historians who believe that the migration of the herring shoals from the Atlantic to the English Channel...
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06 March 2008
I was raised in a household riven by class conflict, my father tenaciously adhering to his working-class origins, my...
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21 February 2008
Those who do not believe T S Eliot that "Midwinter spring is its own season/Sempiternal" will be grateful to Corney...
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07 February 2008
Among the dry white wines of the northern Rhône, none is so widely esteemed as that of Condrieu. Its history, however,...
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24 January 2008
The Rhône flows through many soils and climates, yet somehow stamps the wines along its banks with a distinctive...
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10 January 2008
To be a terroiriste you need faith: faith in the soil and the people who work it, faith in climate, culture, tenacity;...
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13 December 2007
Before marriage and children cut off escape, I would defend myself against Christmas by inviting a fellow Santaphobe to...

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