Le Feu Rouge/The Traffic Light

Version Française (Scroll down for English translation) Je vous regarde, Madame, assise sur votre vélo. Pourquoi êtes vous si pressée? Transpirez-vous de ce rendez-vous illicite? Je les connais les trompeuses, Elles laissent la marque du rouge sur le visage des hommes,… Continue Reading

Freedom Of Movement – Caught In The Tape Freedom of movement is just not negotiable

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In agreeing a deal for EU citizens in the UK, and British citizens in the EU, Theresa May has promised to keep the administrative red tape to a minimum. EU citizens, living in the UK, will still have to justify… Continue Reading

Adam And Eve Fell In Love, and Humanity Showed Up Head of US Episcopal Church takes centre stage at royal wedding

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I have never shown much enthusiasm for the royal family, and the latest royal wedding was no exception. However, having not seen English royalty on television for such a long time, I decided to watch the royal wedding like you… Continue Reading

French Ambulance Service Mocks Dying Caller Emergency operator blames pressure

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On 29th December, 2017, Naomi Musenga, aged 22, was alone at home, in the French town of Strasbourg. She found the strength to call Strasbourg’s ambulance service, despite suffering from severe stomach pain, and bleeding. “I’m going to die,” she… Continue Reading

Brexit Musings (22) – Hegel’s Song For Europe

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I‘m going to try to write this post as quickly as possible, so I do apologize if my thoughts are not so ordered and logical as in my other posts (are they ordered and logical in my other posts?). The… Continue Reading

May 1968 – I Love Paris In The Springtime Let's talk about sex...we're French

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It may not have escaped your notice that this month marks the 50th anniversary of the riots that took Paris by the scruff of the neck. The widespread violence, of May 1968, resulted in… well not much, apart from transforming… Continue Reading

Brexit Musings (21) – Why The Dalai Lama Should Replace David Davis If you're not at the table, you're on the menu

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  And how many of even the most besotted Tory Europhiles would risk bringing down the Government, when the alternative is national ruin under Marxism? On the long march to Brexit, this was a critical moment. She and her war… Continue Reading

Left In The Cold – The Freeze Response And Rape Victims

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You are probably aware of the so-called “fight-flight response”, also known as the “acute stress response”. It is a biological reaction to a stimulus perceived as an imminent threat to survival. The response is carried out by the autonomic nervous… Continue Reading

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

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    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… Continue Reading

Blue Moon Ready To Rise

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At about twenty past six, last Sunday, a feeling of profound bliss penetrated the very heart of my soul. Something so powerful, that it made me clench my fists and cut the air with my folded arms. It was a… Continue Reading