Thursday, 21 February 2013

High life - The Spectator

High life » The Spectator
... I’ll never forget my taxi-driver telling me to lay low as we drove from rue de Merode to the Gare du Midi in Brussels, through an Islamic neighbourhood that doesn’t take kindly to white people. I had been given a Vlaams Belang flag — it is a nationalist party that wants militant Islam out of Belgium — after I won gold in the judo world championships. ...