The Curmudgeon
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The Curmudgeon

In Defence of Multiculturalism

And that includes my culture

I’m a white Englishman, which means that I must accept multiculturalism. Which means, it seems, that I must accept — but never join in with — celebrations such as Diwali and Eid, but be apologetic and low-key about Guy Fawkes Night and Christmas for fear of offending people. It means that, while I must remember to honour the memory of the Black and Brown soldiers…



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Tony Atkinson

Snapper-up of unconsidered trifles, walker of paths less travelled by. Writer of fanfiction. Player of games.