Category Archives: Brexit

Canons to the left….

When I was a young man I played an awful lot of the board game Risk.   For those of you who don’t know the game the object is to dominate the world by different forms of conflict and conquest.  To … Continue reading

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I just don’t understand….

  Tis the season…for Brexit to start to become real.   Over the past few days we have seen just how complicated Brexit is going to be with the DUP vetoing the first phase of the negotiations because they object to … Continue reading

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Chasing away the demons….

I’m reading a fascinating book at the moment – Brexit and Ireland: The Dangers, the Opportunities, and the Inside Story of the Irish Response by Tony Connolly and it provides a wonderful antidote to the endless upbeat nonsense put out by … Continue reading

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Oh Alastair…

On Sunday I watched another disgraceful display by Alastair Campbell on the Sunday Politics show.   Campbell, a virement remain supporter, decided to display his boorish, patronising bullying self whilst debating (I’m being charitable) with Gisela Stuart, a Leave supporter, about Brexit.  … Continue reading

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Overplaying your hand…

I haven’t written about Brexit for a while so I thought I would sally forth and have my say, not that it counts for anything.   Over the past few days we have experienced the humiliation of the British prime minister … Continue reading

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Democratic Deficit…

Anybody who has been following this blog for any length of time will know that I didn’t want Britain to vote to leave the EU.  I thought membership of the EU was in Britain’s long term interest – I still … Continue reading

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Here’s a country that had everything….

The other day I rewatched V for Vendetta for the first time in our Post Trump/Brexit era and I found myself being chilled to the bones.   The first time I watched this movie, some time ago, it was a … Continue reading

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