Ask Georgia Vasey which aspects of modern life she disagrees with, and she can reel off a considerable list. Tattoos and piercings? An abomination. Drugs and alcohol? Ditto. Sex outside marriage is demeaning; bearing a child out of wedlock is even worse.
Swearing is so uncouth, and as for those shameless pop stars who parade their half-naked bodies to sell records? ‘I don’t approve,’ she says. ‘They set a bad example to girls and make men think that is what they should expect from all women.’
Georgia might sound like she belongs to a bygone era, governed by moral codes long since abandoned. But she is just 13 years old…
As Europeans assess the fallout from the U.K.’s Brexit referendum, they face a series of elections that could equally shake the political establishment. In the coming 12 months, four of Europe’s five largest economies have votes that will almost certainly mean serious gains for right-wing populists and nationalists.