Tom Stacey

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The deep instinct that Britain’s immigration debate still ignores

The deep instinct that the immigration debate still ignores


Witness to a stoning

Islam knows it is under siege – and the fear makes it more brutal


African Adventure

Tom Stacey describes how 19th-century British explorers sacrificed all in their race to find the source of the Nile

We need the occasional war or economic collapse

Tom Stacey says that there is a part of man’s collective soul that yearns for tribulations like the financial crisis and the philosophical and spiritual questions they force us to confront

Sick heart river

Love can drive a man to his grandeur. H. M. Stanley, greatest of all of Africa’s explorers — let us…

Expel foreign crooks? No, we’re far too nice

Tom Stacey, a prison visitor for 30 years, says that jails devote scandalous resources to ‘diversity’. No wonder the Home Office has so little time to manage deportations

Window of opportunity

Tom Stacey on how, as an act of penance, his great-great-uncle donated the great west window to King’s College Chapel

Shooting lions and lines

It’s not fair to blame a book for its subject — a book by a decent fellow who delights in…

The all-purpose bogeyman

Idi Amin was up to his elbows in blood, says Tom Stacey, but the appalling truth is that he had some admirable qualities