I am an avowed cheese fanatic. Which is why on a recent short break I retreated to the bovine-infested region of Normandy. Sadly, my limited time imposed a choice. But after a period of troubled reflection and specialised therapy I settled on three cheeses: Camembert, Livarot and Pont-l’Évêque.
I don’t really give a flying toss about who governs in Italy. I am sure that the long list of great things for which this beautiful country is known will outlast any Italian government. But I do care about what European democracy looks like. It is a common heritage that has cost millions of lives, lest we forget.
Movie directors are doing a good job at racial diversification but at times their cast choices go a step too far. Racial diversification on the silver screen should start with more ethnically- and racially-diversified stories. It goes beyond casting and familiarises audiences with the heritage of other groups.
From sub-atomic teleportation to self-cleaning bathrooms. This is my list of the top 10 inventions I am desperately waiting for to facilitate day-to-day urban life. Scientists please take note!
Double-parked delivery vans simply make my blood boil. It’s a big middle finger to the rest of us whose lives, time and appointments are deemed less important that the delivery of goods to the Carrefour supermarket or whatever outlet it is.