On the altogether predictable Russian invasion of Ukraine, I quote yet another soundbite-hungry airheaded politician
“You just don’t in the 21st Century behave in 19th Century fashion by invading another country on completely trumped-up pretext”
Sorry, Mr. Kerry, but
For me, it’s only one small step away from nationalism.
It’s not that I don’t like living here in England (or Great Britain, or the United Kingdom, or however else you choose to classify the various levels of national status that make up the place), because on the whole, I do. I’m sure there are plenty of worse places to live, and doubtless there will be better ones.
The thing is, that I’m not actually proud of being British,
I write in the earnest hope that all those with a love of sport and the Olympic spirit will consider the stain on the Five Rings that occurred when . . . [http://tinyurl.com/m647nzo]