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?”

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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, […]

London’s Eye On Europe

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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 […]

Hypochondria, Paranoia and the Brexit Vote: “EU Migrants Who go Bump in the Night.”

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Today’s leadership challenge against Theresa May is just another symptom in the UK’s “European pathology.” From a state of hypochondria and paranoia affecting the people, schizophrenia has now set in the political establishment. Schizophrenia may result in some combination of hallucinations, delusions, and extremely disordered thinking and behaviour that impairs daily functioning. Post originally published 24/10/16 […]