Return Of The Hooligans – Ann Widdecombe In Europe

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Reading Time: 3 minutes It was an outburst that initially made me laugh, such was the clumsiness, inaccuracy and frankly vaudeville nature of Ann Widdecombe’s rant at the European parliament. Having heard that she is unrepentant and will not apologize in the least for her pathetic performance that was so out-of-place in Strasbourg, I now not only feel embarrassed […]

How An Airline Makes It Crystal Clear That I’m A Loser!

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you noticed how when you board the bigger inter-continental aircrafts, you always have to go through the business class before you take out your reading glasses to evaluate the smallness of your economy seat that you cannot find in the first place? I have my own theory on this, a theory that is mine […]

Lost in Translation: Why Migrants Should Remain Foreign

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Boris Johnson has publicly stated that all migrants in the UK should not only learn English but also “feel” British. He obviously knows nothing of how it feels to be part of two cultures, however similar they are. Whereas the acquisition of your adopted country’s language is paramount, the feeling of citizenship is not. In […]

Ann Widdecombe – Science May Cure Being Homosexual But Brexit Won’t Cure Being British

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Widdecombe’s rant at the European parliament was just about par for the course for someone so openly patronising and who firmly believes that science has the cure for homosexuality. I am all for vivid analogies, strong language, and somewhat controversial views. God knows my posts do tend to ramble on with poetic soliloquies and […]

Connaissez-vous l’histoire d’une anglaise, d’un français et d’une irlandaise?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Non, avant que vous le demandiez, ce n’est pas l’histoire de l’anglais, de l’écossais et de l’irlandais dans un club, où l’anglais voulait partir et ils ont tous dû rentrer à la maison. C’est l’histoire d’une (ancienne) Première ministre britannique, d’un négociateur français et d’une frontière irlandaise. Tous trois ont attendu près de deux ans […]