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I'm staying in London for a few weeks. I'm always optimistic for a Tory defeat until the bitter end.

Some close friend I'm helping out who is relocating, looking for an apartment and a school. Once again London surprises me in very conservative and even archaic systems.

As a career woman in financials she has done very well. However as a single mom, Islamic faith and caring for a grammarschool aged daughter she finds many obstacles. In choice of housing outright discrimination and in choice of a school the many parochial schools run by the Anglican Church.

Geez, in The Netherlands with all of its very own ills, many of these issues were overcome decades ago. I'm often puzzled by the inflexibility due to city ordinances and regulations. Perhaps I just want to get matters done quickly ... reminds me of London's former mayor and Brexit. Pretty archaic, unruly and running a demolition policy to stay in power not caring for the many but just the few.

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.

by Oui on Sun Dec 8th, 2019 at 03:51:37 AM EST

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