Category: History & Culture

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Sickos everywhere

This is the first of two posts and as the title suggests, it’s about the sickos around, including those we might not have been aware of, also about some behaviours and images I simply can’t abide. The second post, at…

The manic pixie dream girl

John Keats never really moved me and the thing which put me off was seeing something about him being washed and clean and sitting down to do some writing. That’s not writing in the sense I understand it, it’s hardly…

Under house arrest

Just in case you missed the fun from Boris’s martial law cast: Boris Johnson plunged the UK into coronavirus lockdown tonight – ordering the closure of all shops selling non-essential goods as well as playgrounds and churches. Gatherings of more…

Wokeness – the bane of humanity

Usually later than anyone else, The Blaze, but still – this is worth a look: Italian virologist says political correctness doomed his country’s coronavirus response – Florence even launched a ‘Hug a Chinese’ Day initiative after Trump announced China travel…