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    No diva, but too swish for muddy fields The Clarkson Review: Range Rover (Jan. 10) I was out in my woods the other day collecting logs when, out of the corner of my eye, I spotted what looked like a fox darting into one of my pheasant pens. Luckily I was not packing heat, because it turned out...
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    Sorry there was no column last week. This fat, old former smoker got Covid for Christmas (Jan. 3) Four days before Christmas, I woke in the night to find my sheets were soggy. And that I had a constant dry cough. So, the next morning, I borrowed a kit from my girlfriend and, after a...
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    Even Hamilton would find it hard to handle The Clarkson Review: Ferrari 812 GTS (Dec. 27) After Lewis Hamilton crossed the finishing line in Turkey and clinched a record-equalling seventh Formula One world championship, he spent the next hour vomiting dreary right-on platitudes into every...
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    All Prince Andrew's woes can be blamed on the bottle: he never has one in his manicured hands (Dec. 20) Like everyone else in Britain, I've been completely ungripped all week by the stories about whether or not Prince Andrew had sex with Virginia Roberts. We have been treated to all sorts of...
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    My hero Chuck Yeager rang. I flew 5,000 miles to meet him. You're late, was all he could say (Dec. 13) They say you should never meet your heroes, and they're right, because I once met mine. His name was Chuck Yeager. He died last week and I should have been sad because I'd been brought up on...
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    "The Grand Tour's Madagascar adventure was our toughest yet," says Jeremy Clarkson

    A glimpse of heaven on the road to hell: The Grand Tour's Madagascar adventure was our toughest yet, says Jeremy Clarkson (Sunday Times, Dec. 06) [Very mild spoilers] Before you ask, I don't know why Amazon chose not to show The Grand Tour's Madagascar special until now. Was it a mistake...
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    Roll up your sleeve, Dame Judi: your next role is persuading cynical Brits to take the Covid jab (Dec. 06) How on earth have we reached a point where scientists can develop a vaccine for a virus that was unknown a year ago, only to find that 15% or 20% of the population won't take it because of...
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    The Clarkson Review: Land Rover Defender An off-road Rambo with mud in its veins (Nov. 29) Over the past six months this column has sometimes been about farming and sometimes about cars. And now it’s about both at the same time, because today I’m writing about the new Land Rover Defender. It...
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    Spoilers: Madagascar Special Trailer

    A good BBC article on the upcoming episode.
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    I was having a field day until I came to a field The Clarkson Review: Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4Matic+ (Nov. 22) The Audi Q5. The BMW X3. The Lexus UX. The Porsche Cayenne. I pretty much loathe them all. They're just saloons in platform shoes, pointlessly tall, pointlessly heavy and, as often as...
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    James May on the Tesla Model S: ‘It’s polite, the costs are low and it feels progressive’ By James May (Sunday Times, Nov. 15) I’m not one of those Tesla evangelists. I like mine — a Model S 100D Long Range — and electric motoring has much to commend it. It’s polite, the day-to-day costs are...
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    Let's take back control — of cheap, nasty food: Most British shoppers don't give a fish finger for expensive homegrown grub. If we lowered our welfare standards, we might just make a living (Nov. 15) The government's Eat Out to Help Out scheme was designed to prolong the life of Britain's...
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    It's no wonder we all have narcissists or clowns for leaders: pay chickenfeed, get birdbrains (Nov. 7) America is a country that gave us Steinbeck and Springsteen and Scorsese. For centuries it has been a powerhouse of innovation and intellect, and yet somehow Americans ended up deciding that...
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    Easy on the eye, rather tougher on the wallet The Clarkson Review: Peugeot e-208 (Nov. 1) The problem with the Tesla, and all the other electric cars from Jaguar, Porsche and BMW, is that they're trying to be cars. When, of course, they are not cars. They are auxiliary transport solutions. I'm...
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    It's time you quit Furious Tweeters Anonymous and joined me and the Trots for a quiet pint (Oct. 25) All this month, people have been talking about a new Netflix documentary called The Social Dilemma, in which a bunch of stubbly Californian tech start-up nerds on a guilt trip worry out loud...
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    Sir Attenborough and St. Mark's can breathe a sigh: loathsome cruise liners are sinking at last (Oct. 18) A public information ad that nobody much paid attention to when it first appeared last year started doing the rounds last week. It suggested that girls who can no longer be ballet dancers...
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    Lights, camera, excessive caution! We're back, but the Covid control freaks are running our show (Oct. 11) Boris Johnson made a pretty good speech last week at the non-existent Tory party conference. He spoke in a way people could understand, even when he was using words they couldn't. He...
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    [Clarkson has only one column this week, probably because The Grand Tour is filming.] Eau no, my pipe dream's sprung a leak Jeremy's latest wheeze: bottling his own spring water. How hard can it be? (Oct. 4) Here's something juicy to get your head round this morning: 97.2 per cent of the...
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    Clarkson's Sunday Times Columns

    Thanks very much! Glad you guys are enjoying the columns. I'm amazed that Clarkson has been able to write multiple columns a week for so many years without growing stale. He's mentioned that one of his influences as a writer was Auberon Waugh, the legendary columnist (and son of Evelyn).
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    Name That Sitar Song and Spot the Vegetable — it's how I'll get my kicks in the lockdown without end (Sept. 27) For many decades, yoga enthusiasts and hippies have said that instead of worrying about the past or planning for the future, we should all sit crossed-legged on the floor and, with...
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