They say 24 hours is a long time in politics. They're right.
"And as the people thrill to him as a sort of solution, a democracy madly, willingly, impetuously, repeals itself."
You can't go anywhere anymore without seeing an example of the 'statue problem'... But the question - what should we do with these monuments to our past? - has no easy answers.
Having seen depictions of British pubs in television, film and, increasingly, social media, most international students were aware of alcohol consumption being important to British culture before they came to the UK. This prior perception was confirmed by their initial experiences on arrival. Our interviewees felt that getting drunk was an important part of British cultural life and reported being initially surprised that drinking to excess was an expected part of university life...