Category: History & Culture

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Happy Birthday, Kate

Today’s a special day for a friend but it’s also a special day for Kate, the Future Queen: Those other two causing so many of us to fume today have [I believe deliberately] distracted from this day for their own…

A demented theme park?

Are we, as Polly suggests, living in a ‘demented theme park’, a la The Matrix? The theme park motif is likened to Disneyland, itself a now tarnished organisation, where the various arms of the organisation may not know one another,…