Brexit Musings (20) – Online EU Registration And Gartner’s Hype Cycle

Registration

Reading Time: 5 minutes     According to UK home secretary, Amber Rudd, an application system for EU nationals wanting to remain in the UK after Brexit (are there any?) will be, “as easy as setting up an online account at LK Bennett”. If you are anything like me, you won’t have heard of LK Bennett, yet alone opened […]

Brexit Musings (18) – “Passeports, s’il vous plaît.”

France

Reading Time: 3 minutes This is a fitting tribute to the future of reason, where everything is so logical and clear-cut. The UK has finally won me over, and convinced me to renew my UK passport even though I have a French one. The passport will not be “blue” but “bleu”….Merci les Amis. Brexit is a sad affair for […]

British In Europe: Double-Dutch In Amsterdam’s District Court

British

Reading Time: 5 minutes Earlier this month, a group of British expats living in the Netherlands, succeeded in their attempt to refer the question of their EU citizens’ rights, to the European Court Of Justice (ECJ). In what appears to be a surprising and disappointing development, the Dutch state has succeeded in launching an appeal against the ruling. The […]

Brexit Musings (15) – Waking-Up To BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed

Reading Time: 3 minutes Brexit guru, David Davis, was having a dream. The UK had become prosperous again, and the world’s 3rd largest economy. Stoke-on-Trent was rapidly becoming Europe’s cultural hotspot, and Liverpool, Europe’s largest seaport. Britain was still linked to Europe, although the Channel Tunnel had been sealed off and filled with sea water, as a precautionary measure. Britain’s […]