Category Archives: Brexit

So how hard will it be for Labour to form the next Government?

With every sign that the agreement between the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and the Conservatives not being finalised anytime soon it is now perhaps the time to look at the chances of the Labour Party forming the next government should … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn didn’t win anything

I know that this is probably not the thing to point out today but despite a  huge surge in the proportion of people who voted Labour (10% increase in the percentage of the vote is a remarkable achievement but Labour … Continue reading

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We Live In Strange Times

Yesterday I was out walking in the nice warm sun around Melton Mowbray and the Eye Valley – today I am taking antibiotics for an infection in my leg – although the walking isn’t connected with the infection I probably … Continue reading

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Unknown Territory

As the dust settles over the local elections in England, Wales and Scotland one thing is becoming very very clear – all the Tories have to keep saying on the mythical doorstep to voters is…Jeremy Corbyn.  The Sunday papers are … Continue reading

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Here we go…Here we go…Here we go…

Back in September 2016 I sketched out a possible path towards Jeremy Corbyn becoming the next Prime Minister.  I have to say it was just a little bit of fun and quite honestly I can’t see it happening any time … Continue reading

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Complexity’s complexity

There was a time when much of Britain celebrated Easter, the holiest Christian festival, at a different time to the rest of Western Europe.   This was due to the way that the monks at Iona calculated the date of Easter … Continue reading

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“…cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war…”

So the letter is signed, sealed and ….(I’m not sure how it is delivered) but no matter.  The rollercoaster of all rollercoaster rides starts today.   After the best part of nine months of posturing this is it.   Britain … Continue reading

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