What a burqa…

What a burqa...

So far, the coalition government has pootled along nice and quietly – unlike the previous administration, the noises have been pretty good. Things have gone slightly off-key however with the ongoing discussion of the Burqa, and in particular the rather odd statement offered by Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman. Using a logic that I still cannot […]

Racism? Disrespect? Nope. Common sense.

Racism? Disrespect? Nope. Common sense.

After the initial brouhaha concerning the recent general election and the coming together of this country’s first coalition government since the Second World War, things do appear to be happening. The nonsense budgets are being cut and silly departmental names are being shortened as the Clegg-Cameron machine cranks into action.

The not so special relationship

The not so special relationship

Here we go again. I do sometimes wonder if the United States’ wanting to lord it over the rest of the world has more to do with an inherent inferiority complex than the simple display of power and influence; so many times we have seen them take a very large sledgehammer to a very small […]