Brexit Musings (37) – Blue Tuesday

Reading Time: 2 minutes I ask myself this – what can possibly go wrong next Tuesday, when MP’s vote on Theresa May’s EU deal, that we don’t already know about? Here are my predictions: The prime minister loses by 400 votes. She then resigns having admitted that plan B was, in fact, the rejected deal. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn […]

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

vultures

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?

Brock

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 […]

London’s Eye On Europe

London

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 […]

Guy Verhofstadt – Lost In The Mist Over Antwerp

Reading Time: 5 minutes In his latest rant, Guy Verhofstadt – my favourite federalist Euroslicker – has, once again, added to the market value of the F-word, F for federalism. On the French crisis, he writes, What started as a decent, middle-class protest against a new tax on diesel fuel has been hijacked by professional thugs and extremists railing against migrants, […]