Monday, May 21, 2018

How the UK rediscovered Gin

Gin may have been "Mother's ruin," and it may have been the cause of the dissolution and depravity featured in Hogarth's "Gin Lane," but...

We Don’t Know Anything Of This About Diversity At All –...

It's one of the mantras of our times, that diversity is a good thing. Which it may well be of course. But that's not...

Law Maker Complains That The Law Is An Ass

Rachel Reeves rather seems to have forgotten that she's one of the lawmakers who made the law that is being obeyed here: The chair of...

Sorry Honey, Capitalism Ain’t The Problem With Sex

The Guardian treats us to another of these feminist rants where the writer manages to show absolutely no understanding of the subjects under discussion...

London’s Attempt To Close The Gender Pay Gap – Right Diagnosis,...

We should in fact celebrate that the gender pay gap discussion is moving along. Closer to something which identifies the actual problem at hand,...

The shed in English Culture

A motorised shed has broken the world speed record for such vehicles by reaching 100 mph along Pendine Sands.  This is one of those...

Why The Union Jack IS Called The Union Jack

Sometimes flags have names.  They may be official or colloquial, descriptive or shorthand.  The red white and blue striped flag of France is known...

You Are Supposed To Ask Babby’s Consent To A Nappy Change...

Americans should just substitute the word "diaper" here where they see "nappy." Even with that it won't make a great deal of sense. A...

The RNLI And Political Correctness Gone Mad

One of the sadnesses of the modern world is that any and every organisation gets taken over by the prodnoses. This includes such august...

Dressing As A Whore Is Now Apparently Cultural Appropriation

This might cause a small problem or two for certain sections of the more vibrant end of the pop music community. Adopting a mode...