'As well as having poor standards of hygiene, Magueijo says the English are “always fighting.”
"I have never met such a group of animals. English culture is pathologically violent” he writes.
He is also alarmed by the amount that the British drink – telling an anecdote from his time as an academic at the University of Cambridge where he saw a female student vomit at a dinner and then carry on “as if nothing had happened.”
”It is not unusual to drink 12 pints, or two huge buckets of beer, per person,” he writes. “Even a horse would get drunk with this but in England it is standard practice.” ‘
I had both of these Ladybird books when I was a kid (in their unimproved form, of course).
Bradgate Park by Martin Boyce Photography
'This video project started with me acquiring a brand new quadcopter, gimbal and camera which I wanted to put to good use pretty much straight away. After learning the basics of flight I set about collecting footage from various points around Bradgate Country Park. I wanted to film something beautiful and amazing, some place important to me. That place was Bradgate Park.'
Bill, you need to get a quadcopter.
Passing the Richard III statue in Leicester this afternoon, I noticed that some Lancastrian red roses had been placed there rather than the more usual white House of York roses. Closer examination revealed that they’d been left by a Henry VII fan, who’s probably a bit disgruntled at all the attention that Richard III is getting these days.