Napoleon Bonaparte’s brother-in-law Joachim Murat

One of the Little Corporal’s most loyal soldiers ©Warren Nunn 2004 A HANDSOME, strikingly tall stable boy who would one day have Napoleon Bonaparte as his brother-in-law gives his name to Labastide Murat, one of a number of quaint villages that dot the hills of...

Dogmatic science

Dogmatism is real. We can all have it. Back more than a century ago, when civil debate graced our newspapers, it was refreshing to read reasoned essays such as that that follows. Titled “The dogmatism of science” it appeared in the Spectator of 17 December...