Month: September 2020

  • Election 2020: The Sunshine State

    Election 2020: The Sunshine State

    Political debate in America in 2020 has been ugly, accusatory, and extreme. As we enter the last 50 days of the US election campaign, it can seem like the entire nation is resorting to irrational behaviour. There is no longer any civilised forum to debate or negotiate differences. We headed for Florida, which always seems…

  • Baggy trousers

    Baggy trousers

    It was a fashion that offended those with delicate sensibilities, and even caused Barack Obama to wade in. “Brothers should pull up their pants,” the former president once said of sagging – the practice of wearing trousers so low around the waist that most of the underwear is exposed. Now a Florida city that made headlines by passing an…