Not usually my cup of tea but...
Well done to Cllr Yvonne Creswell and Bury Council for flying the Cross of St George on the 23 April.
The decision to have the Union Flag flying permanently and individual national flags on their national days reflects a common sense approach to what is fast becoming a national farce.
Yes the English flag has been appropriated by right wing nationalists and yes its origins are rooted in a time when Christendom wasn’t particularly characterised by peace, love, freedom or happiness; but then very few places were. I can take or leave tradition, patriotism and religion, but that’s a personal choice.
I draw my identity as I choose and don’t deny the right of others to do the same.
I don’t have any objection to Pakistani, Indian or Australian flags flying at cricket matches so I’m damned why I shouldRead more