- For all the inevitable talk about 'reclaiming' St George's day and the flag from fascists, it has never been a major fascist symbol. When someone claims otherwise they are articulating an unconcious prejudice that any patriotic display is racist.
- Celebrating St George's day is very un-English. A defining feature of Englishness is not going in for national days, national costumes and all that.
- Shakespeare was born and died on St George's day, which makes his prolific output all the more impressive if he only lived for one day.
Friday, April 23, 2010
St George's Day
A few observations: