Not been a good week for Google what with shenanigans in Italy and run-ins with Microsoft. And it has just got a lot worse.
Check out the Google home page today and you’ll see an image of a castle flying the Welsh flag. This is to celebrate St David’s Day which is of course today.
However the castle they have chosen looks remarkably like Caernarfon Castle. Which is fine, except that the castle was built by an English king, Edward 1st to celebrate his conquest of Gwynedd (and indeed much of Wales) in 1283. Not really much of a symbol of Welshness is it? Much more of a symbol of the relationship between the two countries and the domination one has had over the other for centuries.
So what has Google got planned for St Patrick’s Day? A nice big image of Oliver Cromwell?
Cheers to @simonhill for the spot