Tag Archives: Brexit

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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Seeking the Snark

It is a while since I wrote about the gift that never stops giving – Brexit.  To recap it has ended the career of one Prime Minister and will almost certainly consume a second over the next two years; It … 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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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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100 days – we need to talk about Donald

One Hundred Days…such a catchy number 100.  Not 99 or 101 but 100.   Everything is now broken down to 100 days.  Of course the number is somewhat arbitrary and I believe it is meant to have some reference to … Continue reading

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