― A Red Extravaganza ∙ I didn’t watch the Olympic opening jamboree on Friday; I had more important things to do. Besides, I can’t stand Danny Boyle, the man who orchestrated the whole thing, that train-spotting slum dog millionaire. I have now, though; I caught up with it this afternoon on iPlayer. ∙ Why? First, because I was bemused by the hysterical onslaught on Aiden Burley, the Conservative Member of Parliament who dared to tweet his disapproval. Second, because the Sunday [...].