CSM EDITORIAL From Anglophile Donald Trump’s seat at the Resolute Desk – a gift from Queen Victoria to President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1880, built from the English oak timbers of the British Arctic exploration ship HMS Resolute – Britain does not seem so friendly after all. One would even forgive President Trump looking across the Atlantic these days and preferring Monsieur Macron to Mrs … Continue reading Resolute, Trump
BY MAHIMA SHARMA He would pray with open palms, And she would join her hands to Thee! He would mount the skullcap with elan, Her scarf would cover the wind-hit hair, The Azaan and temple bells would ring aloud, Same way as they used to giggle together, in peace. And at the end of it all, They would watch the people, Stare at … Continue reading Their Love Beyond Religion
BY JAMIE FOSTER George Soros, the Hungarian-American Billionaire investor has caused yet more furore as it has emerged that he has invested a further £100,000 in an anti Brexit organisation, Better for Britain, bringing the total invested by him up to £500,000. The main argument that Soros faces is that, as a foreigner, he is trying to interfere in British politics. Nick Timothy, in his … Continue reading Brits’ Satisfying Soros Payback
BY ANASTASIA CHOO As Chinese New Year is fast approaching this Friday 16th February, I am having my house spring cleaned or as the Chinese say, “Sweeping of the Dust” which represents a wish to put away old things, bid farewell to the old year and welcome in the New Year. Pretty much all the top traditions of Chinese New Year serve one purpose: to … Continue reading 8 Chinese New Year Traditions
BY BEN PENSANT From inventing a racism epidemic by pretending hate crime reports are the same as convictions to demanding heads roll because a researcher claims an MP once leered at her while she ate a Pepperami, modern progressives love nothing more than taking a huge dump on due process. Luckily, while our legal system stubbornly refuses to imprison people just because Twitter tells them … Continue reading Woody Allen – Guilty!
Ingredients: 50ml Gin 10ml Bottle green elderflower cordial 15ml Martini Rosso Vermouth 75ml Ginger Ale (chilled & freshly opened) 2 lime wedges 1 Fresh thin ginger slice 1 Large mint sprig Instructions: Squeeze two lime wedges into a balloon glass then add the cordial, Gin and Martini Rosso Vermouth, swirl to mix. Fully fill the glass with cubed ice and stir to chill. Top with … Continue reading The Laverstoke Cocktail
BY JOHN ISMAEL Tariq Ramadan is a French-Swiss Muslim academic, philosopher, and writer. He is the Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at St Antony’s College and teaches at the Faculty of Theology and Religion, also at the University of Oxford. He is the director of the Research Centre of Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), based in Doha. He also … Continue reading Where’s Tariq?
BY BEN EAGLE Normally I write about general countryside or farming issues for Country Squire Magazine but, this time, the editors asked me to write about something that has become surprisingly significant for my family’s farm on the Essex coast. Almost all farms have diversified to a certain extent in recent years and our farm is certainly no exception, with lots of diversified enterprises going … Continue reading Sea Buckthorn: Britain’s Secret Superfruit
BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN Not a week goes by without some Corbynite pointing out that one of the ways they will raise revenues when Jeremy Corbyn gets into Downing Street is by cleaning out the Offshore Centres of their billions, as if these havens contain billions comprised solely of unpaid tax. Of course, presumably, what these Corbynites really mean is that any tax that was illegally evaded … Continue reading Offshore Can be Moral