So far, from what I can tell, Trinity Term consists almost exclusively of punting, prelims and pretentious twats playing croquet. I’m frantically trying to get my essay that’s due in at 5pm done (naturally, I’ve only just started the reading for it, because I like to live life on the edge), but instead of … Continue reading Croquet, go away and come again… never?
Royalty is a ceremonial waste of everyone’s time
On Wednesday the queen presided over the State Opening of Parliament, an event which, as far as I can tell, is nothing more than a ceremonial waste of everyone’s time. For over 500 years, the State Opening of Parliament has reminded the country of Parliament's three constituent elements: the Sovereign; the House of Lords; and … Continue reading Royalty is a ceremonial waste of everyone’s time