Monday, May 28, 2018

London’s Attempt To Close The Gender Pay Gap – Right Diagnosis,...

We should in fact celebrate that the gender pay gap discussion is moving along. Closer to something which identifies the actual problem at hand,...

The shed in English Culture

A motorised shed has broken the world speed record for such vehicles by reaching 100 mph along Pendine Sands.  This is one of those...

Why The Union Jack IS Called The Union Jack

Sometimes flags have names.  They may be official or colloquial, descriptive or shorthand.  The red white and blue striped flag of France is known...

You Are Supposed To Ask Babby’s Consent To A Nappy Change...

Americans should just substitute the word "diaper" here where they see "nappy." Even with that it won't make a great deal of sense. A...

The RNLI And Political Correctness Gone Mad

One of the sadnesses of the modern world is that any and every organisation gets taken over by the prodnoses. This includes such august...

Dressing As A Whore Is Now Apparently Cultural Appropriation

This might cause a small problem or two for certain sections of the more vibrant end of the pop music community. Adopting a mode...

Capitalism Is The Most Feminist Economic System Ever

There's a certain resistance among the intelligent - note that intelligent and intelligentsia are antonyms - to reading the sort of turgid nonsense which...

Caster Semenya’s Interesting Illustration Of The Difficulty In Defining “A Woman”

It is always the edge cases which are difficult, of course it is. But it's also those edge cases which aid us in defining...

Mentoring Narcissists

My first Saturday job was a real joy to me, for a while – I worked eight hours shucking vegetable barrows out onto the...

How Ludicrously Stupid About Gender Equity – Julia Pascal Edition

There are indeed - at least historically there have been - entirely fair and reasonable complaints about gender equity. It's perhaps a little less...