• Oxonian in Cambridge

    Scouts and Celebrations

    Scouts and Celebrations

    The invitation, just arrived, is to a college gaudy. It's the third to which I've been asked in twenty years and a tempting prospect, even admitting the bald truth that inclusion on the guest list has nothing to do with merit.
  • Oxford and the media

    A Degree of Resentment

    A Degree of Resentment

    Many of us, who went from Oxford into the media, will be a little surprised to discover that someone feels seasoned journalists and Oxbridge graduates are two distinct tribes.