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How Shopping Malls Are Like Short Skirts

How Shopping Malls Are Like Short Skirts

I have no doubt that you will be appalled and upset by the massacre at the Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi. Whilst I usually try to be rational about the chances of personally knowing the victims of terrible events reported […]

‘Exceptional’ Americans Never Hear Their Own Words

‘Exceptional’ Americans Never Hear Their Own Words

If a stranger walked up to me in the street, with no knowledge of what I have done in my life, stopped me, and said I was exceptional, I know what my reaction would be. I would hurriedly walk away, […]

Doubly Negative BBC Language Reveals Political Bias

Doubly Negative BBC Language Reveals Political Bias

What is the UK government’s policy on the ‘spare room subsidy’, also known as the ‘bedroom tax’? They have removed the subsidy. In other words, they have reduced benefits payments to some occupants of social housing. Whatever anyone thinks of […]

The Guardian Hates Britain (whilst the BBC is undecided)

The Guardian Hates Britain (whilst the BBC is undecided)

Something peculiar happened the other day. A British leader said that Brits have done some good things. This very rarely happens. Whilst in shock, most of the British press agreed. They know that bad news sells more newspapers than good […]

Out of Mind

Out of Mind

Where is it, if not here? It’s not here either. Or here. Or there. Or where you are, or is it? Is it? Is it? I left it somewhere. In a glass, I think. An empty glass. Pour it out, […]