Category Archives: England

Up The Monarchy

Last week Britain voted on whether to exit or remain in the European Union. The Exiters won the referendum by 5% on the strength of Old England’s disdain for Europe, for as the well-worn adage says, “Asia begins at the Channel.” The Royals have stayed out of the fray. Queen Elizabeth has said nothing nor […]

Bojo Sleeps In The Rough

Boris Johnson the Mayor of London has called for the removal of anti-homeless spikes in upscale neighborhoods. He may be a tory, but Bojo is no Dodgy David Cameron

John Cooper Clarke – National Trust

Dreams of Fast Cars

I am planning a trip to Thailand. My English friends have called with a request to break the JFK-Bangkok flight with a JFK-Heathrow landing. I love them all, but unfortunately for the Limeys I missed my children too much to deviate from my flight plans, although last night a dream transported my unconsciousness wish to […]

EVERYDAY DRINKING by Kingsley Amis

Not everyone is cut out to be a drinker. It’s an exacting devotion. Appreciation and dedication are not to be found at TGIFs or mall beer joints, unless the serious drinker has no other choice, since everyone knows that drinking alone is a serious indication of alcoholism. As long as there’s one other living person […]