If you live outside the Netherlands you probably haven’t heard of Dutch singer Patricia Paay, unless your name is David Bowie.
And now her biography has been published. I haven’t read it, but it’s hard to miss: there are new revelations every day. Yet another person who strenuously denies he has slept with Ms Paay as part of a damage limitation exercise.
Except David Bowie: he admits everything. It happened during a song festival in Malta, where he obviously slept with…
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Fox News argues that the new Muppets film aims to brainwash children into thinking all rich people are bad, because it features a very evil oil tycoon.
Well, they didn’t voice objections against the inventor of Donald Duck or the Grimm brothers, for encouraging highly violent behaviour.
I think, in general, society is becoming more Muppet-like. Consider David Beckham: with a voice like that – and don’t forget his hair – he must be a Muppet. Elvis Presley and Michael…
Following the talks in Brussels, the front page of The Times showed David Cameron as Manneken Pis aiming at the head of Nicolas Sarkozy, and the next day someone remarked to me that Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel reminded her of Punch and Judy.
Would the true leader please stand up? Because that’s the problem: we’re missing a leader with a vision.
Mark Rutte, the Dutch Prime Minister, tried to convince David Cameron. They looked like two public schoolboys. Mark…
Added by Bernadette Jansen op de Haar on December 13, 2011 at 3:22pm — No Comments