Category Archives: Culture

First Aid Kit……..another Swedish export!

There are some musicians / groups who are so distinctive that it is almost sacrosanct to try to cover their songs. Amongst this select band I would put the Swedish super group Abba, whose sound was so distinctive, not least … Continue reading

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Self help psychobabble………………

For years I have argued that the “self help” industry is potentially the biggest con trick perpetrated on society. People are often told “you can be anything you want to be”, which is demonstrably untrue e.g. I cannot become Pope … Continue reading

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Graffiti in Madrid…….art or vandalism?

I have held the view for many years that those cretins (I refuse to call them graffiti artists) who go about spray painting graffiti on buildings that do not belong to them, should be rounded up and strung up from … Continue reading

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Madrid Revisited…………….

After visiting over thirty major cities in Europe, twenty of these were capital cities, I had always held the view that top of my list would be Vienna for its architectural and cultural history, closely followed by Lisbon with its … Continue reading

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Partition in India……….scapegoat the British as usual!

  I have watched several programmes in the last week or so which have looked at the granting of independence to India and the subsequent results of “partition” of the country with the creation of the new country of Pakistan. … Continue reading

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All whites are racist according to black Cambridge student……………….

  Cambridge University is investigating remarks by the head of an equality group who claimed “all white people are racist” and praised protesters who clashed violently with police. Jason Osamede Okundaye, 20, who runs the university students’ Black and Minority … Continue reading

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Muslim women and their hypocrisy……..

There seem to be many muslims who come to the UK (out of choice) as visitors, asylum seekers or economic migrants because they think we are a country worth living in. Why is it then that when they get here, … Continue reading

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