Film Review: “The Conductor” – When Women Direct Men To The Sound Of Music

Reading Time: 6 minutes Film – The Conductor (Dutch title: De Dirigent), directed by Maria Peters (2018)   You’re either born a musician or you’re born not a musician. It has nothing to do with gender. – Antonia Brico     She was meant to get happily married and have lots of children, but her passion for music told her […]

A Loving Father’s Thoughts On LGBT Rights, Feminism, And Intersectionality (2): The Feminists

Reading Time: 7 minutes All these feminists giving blowjobs like it’s missionary work – Jessa Crispin (Why I’m Not a Feminist: A Feminist Manfesto)     I‘ve never given much thought to the feminist movement in general, and feminists in particular, but having delved a little deeper into the matter, I now realize that I was right not to. […]

A Loving Father’s Thoughts On LGBT Rights, Feminism, And Intersectionality (1): The LGBT’ers

Reading Time: 7 minutes Part 1 – LGBT And All That   The modern Feminist Movement and the Gay Rights Movement share a common enemy – hegemonic patriarchy – Shawn Donnelly     The fact that I thought that LGBT was a rock band, similar to AC/DC, just shows you how loving and innocent I was, thinking that all these […]

Read All About It (2)

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this week’s edition: Air India flight breaks garden wall instead of sound barrier Parking spaces in large cities to be doubled in size, to accommodate cars designed by women Gibraltar becomes World Cup favourite after adopting “La Marseillaise”       Air India flight hits garden wall – no victims but plenty of lost […]

Read All About It (1)

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Read All About It – A light-hearted look at news that is either fake, or futile     Theresa May Diagnosed With “Hooping Cough”   Having suffered an acute bout of cough, at last year’s Conservative Party Conference, Theresa May was seen to involuntarily dance her way to the podium, at this year’s conference, in […]

One “D” Or Two? – Bilingualism And “Le Brain”

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Reading Time: 7 minutes Bilingualism isn’t all fun, I’m afraid. There are certain words in English that I loathe, and there are certain words in French that I hate, when I’m forced to spell them. I still haven’t found a way of remembering that the French word “adresse” and English word “address” are spelt differently whilst, apparently, meaning the same thing. […]

The Dutch Cartoon Competition Was Wrong Because Geert Wilders Organised It

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Reading Time: 6 minutes The cancelled Dutch cartoon competition was not about Islam. It was all about Geert Wilders.   It was way too long since we heard from the flamboyant leader of the Dutch extreme-right-wing party PVV, Geert Wilders. Let’s face it, the Dutch parliamentary elections are a thing of the past, and the present coalition is doing very […]

José Mourinho’s Constant Wrath Lands Him In Dante’s Inferno

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Reading Time: 4 minutes As a Manchester City supporter, I won’t cry too loud about the troubles José Mourinho finds himself in, at Manchester United. I’m referring to laughing until I cry, of course, and the fact that we must always show respect for the opposition, no matter who they are. Showing respect is a quality that Mourinho doesn’t […]