France and Football

Date: 14th October Setting: Le Stade de France, Paris the Match: a football Friendly France vs Tunisia…. ……what happens next?   As is customary, the Friendly opened with a recital of the French national song, ‘La Marseillaise‘. Ironically, at the point the singer reached the lines Allons enfants de la patrie come children of the…

Muslims only care for their own? What arrant nonsense!

It was the Muslim community in Rwanda that provided sanctuary to both Hutus and Tutsis…but there are many other examples of such interventions to help others in the name of a common humanity. During WW2, the Muslims of Paris risked life and limb to rescue Jews from the Nazis.. There is wide recognition among both…

car burning Paris

Fancy that! In France?

When the car burnings started in Paris, pundits were quick to blame Islam…a report now rubbishes this assertion.What three pundits said:   1. Mark Steyne: Islamofascism itself is what it says: a fusion of Islamic identity with old-school European totalitarianism. But, whether in turbans or gangsta threads, just as Communism was in its day, so…