Taki

Taki

Taki has been the High Life columnist for the London Spectator for over 40 years. He has written for National Review, The London Sunday Times, and The New York Post, among others. He is the founder of The American Conservative and the publisher of Taki's Magazine. He has played Davis Cup tennis, competed in the Olympics for Greece, and is Judo Champion of the World 70 and over.


Tusmore Park

High Life

What a Week

Bellamy’s and Oswald’s are the two best restaurants in London. Owned by two friends of...
Boris Johnson

Politics

Tories and Tennis

A lady once offered to go to bed with me if I could ensure her landing The Spectator’s d...
Il Duce

High Life

Baptism by Flier

They were putting the finishing touches on the giant tent as I drove up to the Schloss Wol...
Grand Central Station

High Life

Adios, Manhattan

This is my last week in the Bagel and I’m going to give it the old college try. Two week...

High Life

Feel Free Again

NEW YORK—David Niven’s younger son Jamie, now an old man like yours truly and a bit ov...
Manhattan, N.Y.

High Life

One Bad Apple

NEW YORK—This place feels funny, a bit like Beirut, where Christians, Muslims, Druze, an...

High Life

Taki Jokes

As Emperor Maximilian told his convulsed-by-tears servants while he was about to be execut...

High Life

Dying Breeds

A rare British species, a womanizing ex–foreign minister, kissed and told about his brie...

High Life

Crash Course

Who was it who said we always hurt those we love the most? I did just that last week, skii...
Boris Johnson

Politics

Slop-Ed

“The British political class has offered to the world an astounding spectacle of mendaci...

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