Bless This House – The Week Westminster Completely Lost The Plot

Reading Time: 4 minutes It has been a week at Westminster that was an embarrassment for all British citizens residing in the EU, whether they are dual-nationals or not. By chance today, I was asked by someone where I came from. I jokingly replied that I was a British/French national, but that once a withdrawal agreement was agreed, I […]

Citizens’ Rights After Brexit: What Is There To Be Grateful About?

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Reading Time: 4 minutes     For British citizens living in the EU-27, Brussels is negating one of the fundaments of its own Union – freedom of onward movement – after Brexit. The UK appears to be turning a blind eye – at least for now.       The Netherlands has become the latest EU-27 member state to […]

“Foreigners Go” – The Settled Status App For EU Citizens

Reading Time: 4 minutes If ever you have wanted to play an online game that put your whole future at risk, now’s your chance. If you are an EU citizen living in the UK, just download the government’s “settled status” app, as soon as it becomes available, and start playing. The fact that the government insists that the application […]

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 […]

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, […]

Brexit Musings (34): Don’t Panic Mister Mainwaring – The Army Is Taking Over!!

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Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s a sign that all is not quiet on the seats of Westminster – the army is getting ready for a no-deal Brexit. Even Donald Trump is recalling his boys out of Syria, to get ready for the big day in March. Brexit is so much more important than Syria. But, wait a minute! Brexit […]