Posts Tagged with Nationalism

Same same, but different

Senator Joseph McCarthy is the recognisable face of a wretched four-year period in the United States that was known as the Second Red Scare. Starting in 1950 with his accusation in a speech that the US … Continue reading

Plus ça Change

For many years my mother has been a member of NADFAS, the National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies, which promotes education in the arts and seeks to preserve artistic heritage. Recently rebranded as … Continue reading

Geography over Time

As someone with a broad range of interests and precious little depth, I have a bookshelf and a concentration span to match. A quick check online reveals that since signing up to Amazon in 2001, … Continue reading

Now I’m Here

The rock group Queen have long been considered one of the greatest of all time, with their unusually complex, dramatic and memorable ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ almost never outside the top three when it comes to lists of the best … Continue reading

Brexile

A colleague of mine once beautifully articulated the distance that can exist between a decision and a consequence by saying, “I am the best judge of my intentions and you are the best judge of my impact.” He … Continue reading