Category Archives: European Referendum

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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I’m sick to death…

Another day another deluge of garbage, hatred and misleading statements – I’ve had enough of it all:  I’m sick to death of the SNP; I’m sick to death with Brexit; I’m sick to death with remain; I’m sick to death … Continue reading

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May the Games Begin

“…Are you going to say that my job will go because you will not have an arrangement with the United Kingdom?…’ Ian Duncan Smith “…It’s just utter bollocks that it will it should take ten years…” Lawrence Tomlinson Friday 22nd … Continue reading

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Move along – nothing to see here

What are we to learn from the two by elections that were held yesterday (23/02/2017)?   Well I am sure there will be a lot of mendacious spinning by all sides some of it might be true but most of … Continue reading

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Another day in a Hanseatic Port – Welcome to the Ironic Cultural Capital of Europe

WARNING:-  This post contains Alternative Facts. Welcome to the 2017 European City of Culture (An European Union (EU) sponsored event) – Kingston upon Hull.  I visited the city yesterday with my good friend David Manley and found a city not … Continue reading

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Standards

Yesterday the British Prime Minister made a speech about Brexit which I thought set out the Britain’s position on their relationship with Europe going forward.  I could not see the continuation of membership of the single market once I had … Continue reading

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