“Just A Minute” – Two Years To Talk About Brexit Without Hesitation, Repetition Or Deviation!

Reading Time: 4 minutes Brexit is so blank, just anybody can talk about it without hesitation, repetition or deviation, and still not know what the hell they’re going on about.   Rumours have it that Brexit day may be delayed for up to two years, which will give dear old Theresa May enough time to hold as many general […]

Spot And Stop That Lorry: “Irish Border 2.0” (PS4 and XBox)

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Although Theresa May has scarpered and Boris Johnson is ready to take over, Brexit is still with us. Brexit and the Irish border. Time to update my juvenile solution to the Irish question.     There seems to be two basic problems with the thorny question of the Irish border. In the same way that […]

Have You Heard The Joke About An English PM, A French Negotiator, And An Irish Border?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes No, before you ask, this is not the joke about the Englishman, Scotsman, and Irishman in a pub, where the Englishman wanted to leave, so they all had to leave. This is a joke about an English prime minister, a French negotiator, and an Irish border. All three waited nearly two years to come up […]

Hard-Line British Conservatives Must Not Hold Europe Hostage

Reading Time: 3 minutes If we accept that the will of the British electorate, as expressed in the 2016 referendum on Europe, be respected, we must accept that the UK will no longer be part of the EU, from March 29th onwards. Only a second referendum, with the option to stay, could reverse the decision of the 2016 referendum. […]

The EU Should Learn From Brexit, And Be Inspired By The Enlightenment

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Of all the political and economic crises that the European Union has faced in recent years, the UK’s decision to leave  – for whatever reason – is the most challenging for the EU governing bodies. At least, it should be if the EU values its continued existence. The UK had a fair share of internal […]

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 […]