A tv chef who has a new book out has caused a bit of a stir in recounting an unpleasant episode where she got lost in Leicester. Of course the real outrage is that no one apparently was willing to help her out!
Describing how she got lost after coming off the ring road to escape a traffic jam, she writes: I found myself in an area where all the men were wearing Islamic clothing and all the women were wearing burkas and walking slightly behind them.'
None of the men would talk to me when I tried to find out where I was and how to get out of there because I was an English female and they dont talk to females they dont know, while if the women could speak English they werent about to show it by having a word with me. I have many good acquaintances and even some friends among the Muslim community, yet here I was, in the heart of a city in the middle of my own country, a complete outcast and pariah...
Clarissa Dickson Wright causes outrage after condemning Muslim Leicester as a 'ghetto' - TelegraphClarissa Dickson Wright causes outrage after condemning Muslim Leicester as a 'ghetto'