Warp and weft of British ‘cloth’

Firstly, I can’t decide if your editorial choice to put this insular xenophobic tract as the first letter was to provoke discussion, or an example of your publication’s bias. First letters tend to ‘nail’ the belief system to the proverbial mast.

In relation to Mr Moles’s letter,I find it sad that there are still individuals who trash multiculturalism. Britain has been visited by and retained people from other cultures since the South East was covered by the Anderida Forest. Mr Moles’s name is Anglo (Danish)-Saxon (German). If we weren’t a multicultural society, he wouldn’t exist.

Our rich multicultural heritage is the warp and weft of our British ‘cloth’.

It isn’t Appliquéd on to the map, neither can you unpick it, which is what Mr Moles implies. It is every cell that makes us.

Sadly, I suspect he is railing against those of colour. Like his animal namesake he should be blind to this, but also like the small mammal he lives in darkness. He is missing so much.

Susan Adams

Downs Road


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