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A Cri de Coeur from an English Expatriate in Europe

I wrote this short text for a Facegroup group of more than nine thousand English expatriates in France, many of whom are uncertain of their future in the event of a “hard” or “blind” Brexit. There are hundreds of thousands … Continue reading

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Tight or Loose?

I have reading a number of articles by sociologists and others who have an interesting theory about “tight” against “loose” cultures. The tightest would be strict Muslim countries or the remaining Communist and totalitarian countries. The loosest would be New … Continue reading

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Piss-ups in Breweries

In two hundred days, the 29th March 2019, the UK will leave the European Union and go to the “good old days”. I won’t go into the details of everything I have been reading in the news. You can read … Continue reading

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Coming soon to a cinema near you…

Macron seems to be a guest star in all this. Boom!

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Cosmopolitanism

Pauline Kleingeld’s article about Novalis’ cosmopolitanism has struck a note with me. It left me a little frustrated in asking myself the question – What’s the use? Will philosophy change anything? Will our personal world views change anything? Does it … Continue reading

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Questo Stronzo di Paolo Sesto

In the light of the upcoming canonisation of Pope Paul VI, and my attention drawn to the Rad Trad blog, I find this posting on Fr Gregor Hesse Contra Mundum. I find a link to an earlier article on this … Continue reading

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A Different View of Diversity

On my daily rounds of the Internet, I try to keep to things that are inspiring and positive, unlike news (whether fake or “official”), but I could not resist a comparison between someone giving a personal answer to the question … Continue reading

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