Tag Archives: European Union

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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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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“…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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What happens if there isn’t a European Union to leave?

Rule Britannia, Britannia rules the waves… I enjoy singing (poetic licence here I think) this patriotic anthem with the rest of my countrymen and women.   To me it also seems to encapsulate the buchennering free trading utopia that many … Continue reading

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