Daily Archives: March 16, 2008

Ignoble Savage better for you than Greens?

No sign yet of a formal press release announcing the arrival of “Junket” Jan Ormondroyd to run Bristol City Council. So we’ll just have to make do with the one that the council’s PR girl Simon Caplan did back in … Continue reading

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Multiculturalism news

Interesting article from Stephen Howe, Professor in the History and Cultures of Colonialism at the University of Bristol, in this month’s New Humanist magazine on what he calls the “general, dreadful intellectual poverty of today’s political Islamism.” He seems to … Continue reading

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“[The Bridge Cafe at the Clifton Gorge Hotel] is essentially Modern British – whatever that means these days – and it’s unfussy and unpretentious,” writes Cancer food critic Mark Taylor. And here’s a sample of the menu to prove it: … Continue reading

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