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Opening Ceremony of Olympics in London – Hyped in Press but Not Loved By All

July 28, 2012

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Foreign and Brit press all seem to have glowing reports of the opening ceremonies of the Olympics. Was I wearing the wrong glasses? I found it boring and not that good – a messy jumble of images and sounds. The culture of Britain will not be killed by immigrants. It has been dispatched by the […]

Google the Dictator Encounters Censorship

June 22, 2012

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Google has reported what it deems an alarming growth of censorship from many quarters.  Countries, business and individuals are asking that search answers be deleted.    The search engine giant revealed that western countries in addition to Asian. It is exceedingly strange to see the company that holds an iron grip on the internet fighting for […]

Sadly, The Diamond Jubilee Did Not Bring All Of Britain Together

June 5, 2012

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Fully one-sixth of the population in the UK are non-white.  There was just a sprinkling of these people in the massive crowds that lined the streets and stood to wait for the family on the Balcony that ended the celebrations. This was a surge of white Brits demonstrating pride not only in their Queen but […]

Royal Barges and Special Events

June 1, 2012

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This Sunday Queen Elizabeth II and selected members of her family will travel down the Thames in a flotilla of  vessels aboard a  barge called Spirit of Chartwell.  She may no longer have her yacht, Britannia, but she has use of both this and also her very own  new barge, Gloriana,  in time for her […]

Sarkozy Years Ahead in Addressing Radical Muslims and Protection of French Culture

March 27, 2012

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The reality is that Europe has been over-run – really invaded by Muslims.  They refuse to integrate into the society in place not just through dress but through isolating their communities, disdain of Western culture and, in many cases, preaching the overthrow of western governments and the destruction of western culture within  the boundaries of […]

The Unpleasantness of The Royal Wedding – Big Bussiness for Press and Palace and Tourism

April 3, 2011

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One thing is clear:  coverage of the Royal Wedding is currently sucking the air out of press rooms worldwide.  This was the assessment of a panel discussion on CNN’s Reliable Sources this morning.  Budgets have even been earmarked for the event. Helping to generate addictive interest in the event months out – the Palace and […]

Royal Wedding In Name Only On 29 April; Pageantry a Thing of The Past

April 2, 2011

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You don’t have to love the Royals or even to like them but if you love the history and the pageantry often associated with them you will thirst for the good old days of Royal Weddings this April 29.  Not only costs but also security have dictated that most wedding guests will travel to and […]