Easter thoughts from Paris

20th April 2019 20

It is the heart which is aware of God and not reason’, wrote Malcolm Muggeridge in, “The End of Christendom”. Did God decide to demonstrate this by making an Almighty bonfire of a shrine erected to Him? ( some difficulty here with the personal pronoun: apologies to all readers whose vocabulary in these matters is not based on the King … [Read on]

ANATHEMA – The Two Minute Hate

17th April 2019 11

‘The horrible thing about the Two Minutes Hate was not that one was obliged to act a part, but that it was impossible to avoid joining in’. George Orwell 1984 Sir Roger Scruton – Two minute hate. Tommy Robinson – Double hate. Julian Assange – Triple hate. Israel Folau – Wonderful Rugby player, oh yes, Evangelical Christian aka – Three … [Read on]

Scrutophobia

11th April 2019 25

May’s “government” adds censorship to its fool’s repertoire I should declare an interest, for I count Sir Roger as a friend from a day in 1985 when he was in danger of violence from a mob of the lumpen intelligentsia at York University who shouted him down and issued threats to his very existence. His address was about the importance … [Read on]

Scruton: Another reason to see off the Tories at the next poll

11th April 2019 18

The sacking of our most eminent conservative philosopher, Sir Roger Scruton, from his post as chair of the ‘Building Better Building Beautiful’ Commission for having expressed opinions about the validity of the term Islamophobia, the influence of George Soros, and the brainwashing of the Chinese – opinions with which most conservatives would agree – tells us all we need to … [Read on]

Alice checks out of the Hotel Brussels

4th April 2019 1

‘I’d like to check out today,’ announced Alice to hotel Concierge Barnier who greeted her with a fixed smile. ‘I trust everything was to your satisfaction,’ was his polite reply. ‘Well, not exactly. The hotel has not really lived up to the five-star billing it received in the tour guide I was given last year.’ ‘Oh, I am very sorry … [Read on]

Mary Seacole: Divide and Rule ?

3rd April 2019 15

Book here for Lecture; Mary Seacole: Myths in the Making of the Nursing Profession. 10th April King’s College. You can end up doing a hell of a lot of harm when you set out to do some good. For example, it was said yesterday that a new £50 note should recognise the contribution made by Britain’s diverse communities by featuring … [Read on]

Maoist English: A Dictionary

24th March 2019 26

Discourse. A left wing word that has crawled out of counselling. It implies that there is no such thing as a difference of opinion, all opinions being ‘valid’; left wing ones being more valid than others. Narrative. Suggests there is no such thing as an objective account with a clear conclusion. It implies movement toward a revolutionary objective. Perceived. Things … [Read on]

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