Author

Melanie McDonagh



Other articles by this author

  1. Ghost stories: Catholics uncomfortable relationship with all things spooky
  2. Liver bird
  3. Preaching the positive
  4. A lost way of thinking: the sensibilities of a generation brought up between the wars
  5. Madness, creativity and power
  6. The man who would be king
  7. I have a reverence for the old pagans; the new ones make me reach for my revolver
  8. I am terrifically in touch with my masculine side in terms of disposition and literature
  9. Anyone who wants to is welcome to come to my funeral
  10. Melanie McDonagh’s Notebook
  11. Melanie McDonagh’s Notebook
  12. You have to hand it to Philip Pullman: he’s a brilliant storyteller
  13. As with all good satires, Swift's essay makes you consider things afresh
  14. As with all good satires, Swift's essay makes you consider things afresh
  15. As with all good satires, Swift's essay makes you consider things afresh
  16. He’s a good man, is Tim Farron. My response would have been far less nice
  17. For all his merits, there’s a Roundhead aspect to this Pope
  18. I am the twit whose aunt can die in front of her, without her even noticing
  19. Spilling the dirt on Donald Trump's White House
  20. I want to visit the head of John the Baptist in Damascus
  21. I want to visit the head of John the Baptist in Damascus
  22. I want to visit the head of John the Baptist in Damascus
  23. If women have the vote now, it’s despite the Churches, not on account of them
  24. I know it’s asking a lot of an opera house to be au fait with the clergy
  25. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and the 'wonderful' occasion of their marriage
  26. A project to create lifesize figures for every one of the British and Irish soldiers who died in WW1
  27. Away with the fairies: a study of magical folk in Britain and Ireland
  28. It isn't the universe that contains eternity; it is eternity that contains the universe
  29. A bearded lady on a cross ... what could be more contemporary?
  30. I stand abashed and corrected. Richard Holloway, I accept, is an example to the likes of me
  31. If I have a weakness, it is for self-help books, at least those I pick up for nothing
  32. My hopes are pinned on the Democratic Unionist Party to stick to their guns
  33. G.K. Chesterton was an anti-Semite and for that reason he ought not to be declared a saint
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