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Sir Chips Channon: Nazi-loving arselicker to the aristocracy

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Right-wing social justice warriors now have their bloomers in a twist over the so-called ‘cancellation’ of racist English children’s author, Enid Blyton. To give credit where it’s due, the alt-right can find cancel culture anywhere. They seek it here — they seek it there —they seek it every fucking where. Enid Blyton’s bigotry necessitated revisions …

mary poppins festival p l travers

Mary Poppins is pure camp. The prim nanny tidies a nursery with a snap of her fingers and only has to open her umbrella to fly above London’s rooftops. The only thing camper than Poppins herself is Maryborough’s supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Mary Poppins Festival, celebrating the town’s status as the birthplace of Mary Poppins author, P L …

chips channon nazi-loving

Long-forgotten politician Sir Henry Chips Channon is about to enjoy a new lease on life decades after his death. Publication has begun, over three instalments, of his unexpurgated diaries. Channon’s bitchy and salacious revelations of the rarefied circles he moved in will provide immense entertainment to history buffs and royalists. Unfortunately, the avalanche of bon …

Rose Cleveland Precious and Adored: The Love Letters of Rose Cleveland and Evangeline Simpson Whipple

Rose Cleveland served as First Lady for her unmarried brother for fourteen months in the 1880s. Although history remembers her as First Lady to President Grover Cleveland, she deserves recognition in her own right and for her great relationship with the love of her life, Evangeline Whipple. A new book Precious and Adored: The Love …