The Revolution and the Time Before

It is two hundred and twenty years today since Louis XVI, King of France was executed at the guillotine in Paris, after being convicted for treason. The French Revolution is all the rage at the moment as Les Misérables continues to wow critics, dominates cinemas and now the cast is taking over the charts. The big […]

Respecting your Right to Beliebe: But not the Beliebs

In the last two months I have had the same conversation four times with four different people and there seems to be a common misconception. The conversations all involved Canadian teenage pop sensation Justin Beiber and on all four occasions it came out I dislike him (writing this I prepare for a torrent of abuse […]