Taki

Taki Theodoracopulos has written The Spectator's High Life column since 1977.

High Life

I can finally spill the beans about Halston and Princess Margaret

I knew Halston, he was a friend of my then sister-in-law, but we had zero in common

By Taki

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The lost magic of Palm Beach

Its beautiful Hispanic architectural marvels are gradually being torn down

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Books

Best of the Old West

Larry McMurtry (1936-2021)

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Why Mick Jagger is an insult to rock

Back in the good old days, rock stars enjoyed the mortality of mayflies

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The school that made an American century

Groton is the American Eton, and then some

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The unsavory truth about American sports

The specter of promotion or relegation does not exist in the US

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Let the barbarians cancel whoever they like

Poor young Americans are now expected to uphold woke standards on their way to becoming total simpletons

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We need Voltaire more than ever

We need the Delphic Oracle, but Pythia is out having a joint

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My return to New York is a mixed blessing

The Bagel has 80,000 homeless, some of them parked outside glitzy Park Avenue abodes like mine

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An elegy on the end of elegance

People ached to have a good time — to splurge, to let go

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Mother Nature is giving us her middle finger

Up until 150 years ago, she was left alone in the Alps to organize her flora and fauna

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I was Oprah Winfrey’s hero

Oprah is a mini-tyrant on and off the set, who expects total subservience

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Tales from my private jet

‘I have a plane taking me and some friends to Rome early tomorrow. Would you accept a ride?’

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Better in the Bahamas

It is said that island living tends to dull one’s senses

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My unlikely friendship with Sir David Barclay

One more of the good guys is now gone

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