It was claimed that The Rolling Stones had never before been asked to perform at Glastonbury. Whether this was down to oversight, error or whatever, the wait was certainly worthwhile. Whether they would have been better in the 70's 80's90's is another matter. Every decade has held it's own internal crisis within the band. Even the current 50th anniversary tour has been hit by controversy, not the ticket price of their forthcoming London dates (are they really worth £300?), but the refusal of founder member Bill Wyman to join them in the celebratory world tour.
The Catholic Church lies about child rape. Not occasionally. Not accidentally. But deliberately, and every time it's representatives or apologists have anything to say on the subject.
The Catholic Church is not still learning about this issue. It has been "dealing" with child rape for the last two millenia. Over that time it has repeatedly and consistently chosen to sacrifice millions of innocent children to unbearable suffering in order to protect its own reputation and wealth.
The BBC have published an article by one Brian Milligan, which purports to show that it is possible to eat a healthy, varied diet for less than £1 a day. The article is – and I'm being polite here – a complete farrago of nonsense from beginning to end. Let's start with the idea that the diet Mr Milligan lived on for five days (a whole five days, imagine!) was 'healthy'.
Mother Swan Warns Off Predators From Her Cygnets
So she finally did step down from that jewel-encrusted carriage; her head dizzy with accolades, with glorious confusion, the baying crowd perceived as purring kittens to her leonine, English majesty. She descended smoothly, unaided, to some lavender field – it should be stiff with barley? - in that singing niche of her memory that for her, forever, might be if not Ingerland, then…