Brexit Musings (36) – Theresa May’s Vultures: “I Dunno, What You Wanna Do With The Deal?”

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Do you remember that wonderful scene in Walt Disney’s Jungle Book, where a group of hippy-looking vultures just don’t know what to do? Well, it seems that our merry bunch of Brexiteers don’t know what to do either. But it’s not passing the day that’s a problem, it’s passing that bloody Brexit deal. Here’s the […]

“Operation Brock” – It Will Be Alright On The Night…Won’t It, Boris?

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Boris Johnson just loves writing for the Daily Telegraph, doesn’t he? Week-in-week-out, we are treated to the very best of English prose, filled with euphemisms and eloquence. His latest piece is no exception to the rule. For good old BJ, the future’s bright, the future’s Brexit and – don’t worry ’cause it’ll all be alright […]

Domestic Violence – Because It Was Her, Because It Was Me…

Reading Time: 5 minutes A 31-year-old French woman, known as “ Aïda,” has been found partially responsible for her paraplegia, after having  returned home to her companion, whilst knowing that he was violent – having been victim to domestic violence in the past – and despite police advice not to do so. The couple had no home of their […]

Brexit Musings (35) – British Ferry Firm Seaborne Confuses “Brexit Deal” With “Happy Meal”

Reading Time: 3 minutes What’s the difference between a cargo full of cheap imitations labelled “Made in Taiwan” and the same cargo full of Happy Meals – from “you know who” – comprising quarter pounders and French fries? Well, if you don’t know the answer, don’t worry because you’re not the only one. The British novices in cross-Channel disasters, […]

C’est Tellement Con, Que Ça Fait Rire!!

Reading Time: 1 minute La une de Charlie Hebdo, du 26 décembre dernier, faisant suite à la mise en garde-à-vue de Peter Cherif, est le plus beau cadeau de Noël que l’on puisse souhaiter. Pour tous-ceux et toutes-celles qui cultivent de façon ardue un sens d’humour et une dérision de la vie que l’on pourrait qualifier de limite, le […]

London’s Eye On Europe

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Reading Time: 5 minutes They don’t politicise Union Jacks being waved at the Last Night of the Proms, accompanying a defiant melody, overflowing with pomp and circumstance. They applaud the vain attempt to remind everybody that if Britannia doesn’t rule the waves anymore, she certainly deserves to. Forgotten are the days of dark colonialism associated with Britain’s mastery of Neptune’s […]