27 MARCH 1970, page 7

Viewpoint

Ancient monuments GEORGE GALE It had been for many years a surprise and regret for me that I had seen neither the Acropolis nor the Pyramids. rhad been to very many countries,......

Spectator's Notebook

J. W. M. THOMPSON The Government has at long last, I under- stand, decided to bring in a Bill to prohibit the cruel sport of catching fish with barbed hooks. A number of......

A Hundred Years Ago From The 'spectator', 26 March 1870—mr

Ayrton, on Monday, ordered Members and the public to keep deputations within reasonable limit under pain of death. The floors of rooms in the older public buildings were. he......