As it’s Michaelmas

As despite it all I am still something of a monarchist and as it’s just after Michaelmas something a bit different, via Archbishop Cranmer a new portrait of the Queen. No other comment really, except I think it’s really a rather impressive picture, though I think her Maj looks a tad worried perhaps wondering where it all went wrong and what’s happened to her country. +30

A Jubilee round up

I’m afraid this is another Jubilee related post, but probably my last one honest. One thing which has struck me about a lot of the commentary about the celebrations is the amount of double think involved, and the amount of anti-British sentiment kicking about. To listen to those that have taken so hard against the Jubilee celebrations I can but conclude that the Queen is an idle parasite born into privilege who’s done nothing of note whilst at the same time being responsible for everything the Government has done in the last 60 years that the commentator dislikes and personally … Continue reading

An open letter to her Maj

if you’re not already sick to the back teeth with all the Jubilee goings on then may I recommend that you hop over to Katabsis and read thier open letter to Her Maj – it’ll be time well spent honest. “Dear Maj,So it has been sixty years. It is time for us to have a chat. I usually steer clear of collectivist language but today it seems appropriate. For today it is clear that any beneficent collective identity has been ripped away from us under your stewardship and what I have come to claim as positive and peculiarly ‘British’ in … Continue reading