Brexit Musings (10) – A Happy BreXmas To You Too, Mrs May

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Now Theresa – May I call you Theresa?  Thank you so much for your personal Christmas letter addressed to hundreds of thousands of poor innocent mugs like me, who couldn’t vote in a referendum that we never asked for. I hope you don’t  mind if I distort just a teeny-weeny little bit, your much thought […]

Brexit Musings (4) – Brexiteers Should Be Treated, Not Opposed

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Reading Time: 3 minutes The short interview given by David Davis to the BBC’s “Today” programme and his piece in The Sunday Times, really got me riveting with laughter. It’s not often in the last year that I have had something to laugh about concerning Brexit. The following three quotes may, on their own, make the whole Brexit saga […]

Brexit Musings 1 : “I’ve Started, So I’ll Finish”

Reading Time: 4 minutes Well, Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, the Brexit negotiations are finally upon us. And this is where I get really busy because from now on, I’m going to follow what happens in Brussels very closely. Not surprising, because I’m one of those bargaining chips up for grabs – or, at least my UK qualification […]

UK Election – Half A View From Half An Expat

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Reading Time: 4 minutes The UK election is upon us and, even for a disenfranchised expat (well, half an expat), it’s still interesting. It’s that time again in the political calendar, where all politicians become very nervous, and start belatedly worrying about what everybody else actually thinks of them. If I were in Theresa May’s shoes (something that my […]

“Trump, You Big Bully – Leave The Little Bullies Alone”

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Reading Time: 4 minutes The television clip showing American president, Donald Trump, pushing aside the prime minister of Montenegro at the last NATO meeting, just about sums up the character of the man, and the nature of his presidency up to now. The clip caused a sensation on social media, and rightly so. I even saw a remix of […]

Call My Bluff with Theresa May…This week’s word is…Brexit

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time once again for “Call My Bluff”. And here’s your host, Theresa May.   Hello everybody, and welcome to this edition of “Call My Bluff”, a panel game in which three contestants give me a definition of a political word that I have never heard of. I must guess the true […]