Category Archives: Brexit

On the edge of my seat…

This parliamentary stuff is intense. I have been on the edge of my seat all day and am currently nursing a whisky or two. On the one hand, I think Boris is playing with fire. But on the other hand… … Continue reading

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On Prorogation

I have viewed Boris Johnson’s premiership with a healthy dose of scepticism. On the one hand, he was originally a Remainer, but on the other hand, he is always out for himself. I have often said he is one of … Continue reading

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I hope I am wrong…

But I get the feeling some event is going to be manufactured either today or in the next week or so to make it look as if a Brexit supporter or Brexit supporters are violent, perhaps murderous, and the Narrative … Continue reading

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Lost in the Cosmos

One of the coolest books I have ever read is Lost in the Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book by Walker Percy. Contrary to its title, it is a parody of a self-help book. It does, however, challenge one to go … Continue reading

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Ignoring History

Just read this great essay by David Starkey in the Mail . Got me thinking of other historical precedents in Britain, and how MPs are ignoring them at their – and the nation’s – peril. Such as the history of … Continue reading

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Sleeplessness and worry…

I had a tough time getting to sleep last night. Part of it was physical. There was a stiffness in my neck which wouldn’t allow me to get comfortable until I had propped it up with a second pillow (which … Continue reading

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…Politics by other means

War is the continuation of politics by other means. – Carl von Clausewitz Will Podmore provides some disturbing reading over at The Blue Anchor about our government’s collusion in bringing the UK into ever closer EU military unification. The key … Continue reading

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