Posts tagged ‘Class’

June 21, 2012

Royal Ascot Dress Code

Royal Ascot made a massive statement about its stature and class this week with its imposition of a strict dress code patrolled by their own fashion police name tagged as “Dress Code Assistants”.

Modesty and dignity have become a priority to an occasion once associated with Gentry. Is it old money against new money? Well if it is, the old money won this race hands down.

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September 19, 2011

Pushing In

What is it about the Asian culture that refuses to participate in orderly queues? It seems like people lack patience to wait their turn.

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April 12, 2011

Oxbridge Underdog

UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, opened a can of worms on higher education when commenting on the entrance figures of ethnic minority students to Oxford or Cambridge. Although his statistics were slightly incorrect, the message was heard. Oxbridge is for the privileged and elite. There is no place there for state school students or ethnic minorities. They just don’t fit do they?

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March 24, 2011

Indian Timing

I was over an hour late the other day to meet a friend for her graduation ceremony and I was in all angry and flustered. Punctuality is not something that is associated with Indians. For someone who is punctual, this drives me insane. I hate being late and get really annoyed when I am made to be late. I hate being associated with “Indian Timing”.

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