Jeremy Clarke writes the The Spectator Low Life column.

Monks at Thiksey Monastery in Ladakh

Words apart in the Himalayan desert

You’ll need a new vocabulary for the stunning Buddhist kingdom of Ladakh

14 Jun 2017

Confessions of a mob doctor

A showgirl dead in a lift. A tycoon knocked out cold by a call girl. Just two entries in the Las Vegas casebook of Dr Ivan Mindlin

23 Mar 2016
Winner Arnold Schwarzenegger with Tom Parker Bowles and Mehmet Kurt

Smoke ring

The nominees for Spectator Cigar Smoker of the Year 2014 were: Ricky Gervais, Ralph Fiennes, Laurence Fishburne, Boris Becker, Jeremy…

30 Nov 2014
St Barts airstrip

Fantasy Islands

First, we flew to the celebrity fantasy island of St Barts, one of the four French islands comprising the French…

20 Sep 2014

Pub vs pool

Fancy a pint? I’ll get them. Let’s sit right over there, where we can observe the punters coming and going…

31 May 2014

Port in a storm

Once I’d Googled Trancoso and seen the words ‘boho’ and ‘Naomi Campbell’ attached to it, I didn’t want to go.…

1 Dec 2012

Bang for your Bucks

‘Do you shoot much’ asked Edward Walters, manager of the West London Shooting School (1901), the oldest shooting school in…

22 Sep 2012