Articles by David Waywell

History in the balance

One of the most profound truisms of history is that which rests fate on the head of a pin. Scholars in mid-15th century Constantinople were…



Daily Mail Fury

I suspect that Martin Rowson has been trying to get into this kind of trouble for years. Most cartoonists attempt it but rarely achieve a…






My Manchester — A Reaction

It would be easy at this moment to say that it’s hard to find words for what happened in Manchester but that would be one…



Micromanaging a Superpower

The presidency of Donald Trump took one of its more outlandish of outlandish twists on Friday when the sitting president of the United States used…