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Roman tax dodgers – short piece for Standpoint Magazine. See ‘Journalism’ and ‘Blog’ for full articles

The unlikely friendship of Oscar Wilde and Toulouse Lautrec – essay for The London Magazine.

Writers, Beware your mother-in-law. Blog post for The Spectator

Should we revive the Colosseum? Blog post for The Spectator

Rembrandt’s brush with poverty – Art Feature for Standpoint Magazine

Review of Adam Nicolson’s The Mighty Dead, for Standpoint Magazine

Review of The Parthenon Enigma for Literary Review

Review of two books on ancient religion, published in History Today magazine

The Crimson Petal and the White, published in The Spectator

Review of ‘Building the Picture’ exhibition at the National Gallery, for The Times Literary Supplement