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I was walking down Regent Street a few weeks ago, and as you often do in that part of London, I saw a minor celebrity. In real life, Gok Wan, host of the UK makeover show How to Look Good […]
Only a nation that encourages its citizens to vote for its public prosecutors and prom queens could deliver the ultimate in popularity contests. The USA is nearing the completion of another four-yearly cycle to pick its President. This is of […]
A relatively minor news story grabbed my attention this week. Or rather, I noticed it briefly, and then kept remembering it as I found a lot of examples of the hypocrisy that underpins the supposedly civilized society we find in […]
We live in a pretty strange society. Walk up to a stranger at random and start talking about habeas corpus and they will probably think you are talking in a foreign language (which I suppose you are, in a way). […]