Old Whig. President of @IFTtweets. Sunday Telegraph, ConHome and Washington Examiner columnist. Conservative MEP.
@conorburns_mp @Emma Bridgewater@tradegovukYou know how archaeologists refer to the late Neolithic Europeans as “the beaker people”, because that’s mainly what they left behind? Should some cataclysm engulf our civilisation, future archaeologists will call us “the Bridgewater people”. No house is without their artefacts.
Such a pleasure to share a stage with Senator Phil Gramm, a great champion for Anglosphere free trade. He tells me: “My people were from Prussia. My wife’s people were from Korea. But we’re British in our hearts, because we believe in liberty and law”.
Hidden in a ravine in Guatemala, and far too little known outside that pretty country, is the University of Francisco Marroquín, one of the finest educational establishments in the world. I love lecturing here. (Those are Hayek’s actual glasses in the last photo, by the way!)
This is the loveliest thing you’ll find on Twitter today: a baby’s reaction when he sees his mother properly for the first time. Via @TheSun .
You know what? I think I may give up Twitter for Lent. I find it rarely brings out the best in people - or, at least, not in me.
This is so beautiful: moments when deaf people hear for the first time. Truly, we live in an age of wonders.
When the European Arrest Warrant was introduced, we were told it would be used to extradite terrorists, not elected regional politicians.
Seriously, Remainers, did you think 17.4 million of us didn’t mean it? That it was some sort of joke?