Category Archives: 21st century

Berlin Philharmonic……….where are the women?

Every year about this time I receive an e-mail inviting me to look at the forthcoming season of concerts by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. I have visited Berlin and attended one of their concerts and I have made it clear … Continue reading

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Will Bradford University welcome an antisemite?

According to Guido Fawkes the political blogger, David “The Jews” Ward has some time on his hands since his sacking from the LibDems. Ward says he is going to spend it completing a Master’s degree in the Peace Department at University of … Continue reading

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Its the atheist dudes who are most generous…………

  AN ARGUMENT often advanced for the encouragement of religion is that, to paraphrase St Matthew’s report of Jesus’s words, it leads people to love their neighbours as themselves. That would be a powerful point were it true. But is … Continue reading

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UK wife carrying championship……this will get up the SJW noses!!!!

Above: Eventual winners Jack McKendrick (No. 21), carrying his wife Kirsty Jones, neck-and-neck with fellow competitors at the hay-bale hurdles at the UK Wife Carrying Race 2017 in Dorking, Surrey. Wife carrying can be a dangerous activity, which can lead … Continue reading

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South Africa on its way to becoming another Zimbabwe……..country riddled with corruption

Last week South Africa finally got around to sacking its high commissioner to Singapore, more than four months after a newspaper exposed her criminal past. Until that point officials had managed not to notice that the high commissioner was a … Continue reading

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Universities are admitting students who have poor English skills and are unprepared for degree courses…..so tell us something new!

Universities are admitting students who have poor English skills and are unprepared for degree courses, lecturers have said. Academics complained that lower entry requirements had led to a generation of undergraduates who cannot read, write or speak proper English. A … Continue reading

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Lithuania and the Jews, still a difficult question for the country……..but there is hope.

It’s not every day that Lithuanian high school students block the entrance to their school to keep out their principal and demand the return to work of a beloved teacher who, in their opinion, was unfairly dismissed. In fact, as … Continue reading

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