Earlier in the week, my wife and I took a trip to St Mungos Museum of Religious Life and Art in Glasgow. It was chock full of religious imagery, artefacts and ritualistic objects from all kinds of faiths and from all over the world. They ranged from the painting above ("Crucifixion" by Peter Howson - … Continue reading Different paths, same aim
First off, I have a qualifying statement. I do not live in East London. In fact, I don't live anywhere with a high Muslim population at all. I live in an overwhelmingly white area in central Scotland which does have a fair amount of eastern European immigrants (who are a normal part of the community), … Continue reading Britain Equal. Racists last.
(Please excuse some of the language used in this post. Anything offensive is a direct quote from others.) So, back to Halal meat. It turns out that, on top of Subway's recent announcement, Pizza Express put Halal meat into all of their restaurants without telling anyone!!! (Despite the fact that they actually did tell everyone!) … Continue reading No to extremism
There is a bit of a media storm going on at the moment regarding food. This isn't about food hygiene or finding horse meat in a lasagne. No, this storm is about the decision of Subway to convert 185 stores to ones which only serve Halal food, which conform to Islamic laws about the purity … Continue reading Give Subway a break