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

Lama

  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

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

Registration

    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

“England…Little England” England must leave its misplaced patriotism firmly in the past

England

It was to be expected that the Daily Mail, a British institution if ever there was one, would come out with another gem. I thought that the paper had reached rock-bottom, when it described three judges who upheld the law… Continue Reading

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

France

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… Continue Reading

Brexit Musings (17) – Brits In Europe: Status Quo Or Status Gone?

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose, the more it changes, the more it is the same thing. The EU and UK have done it again, and our EU rights, as British citizens living elsewhere in the EU, are close… Continue Reading

When EU Twitterbots Encounter Daniel Hannan’s Spam

    The title of Daniel Hannan’s latest blog post, published in the Daily Telegraph, says it all. The UK is a bad boy who is under fire from the monster in Brussels, who thinks he knows best. But do… Continue Reading

Brexit Is No Longer Divorce – It’s Adultery

May

The Mansion House speech, delivered by Theresa May, clearly attempted to define what the UK wants out of Brexit. What it did not do, is deliver concrete solutions. If the EU is to abide by its principles, and not sell… Continue Reading

The Irish, The Brits, And The EU: Bordering On Insanity

EU

If you think about it, the two most controversial and painful aspects of the Brexit negotiations, up to now, both concern the notion of national borders, and who can or cannot cross them. Now, we have the whole of Northern… Continue Reading

Brexit Musings (16) – Home-Made Customs Pie

When Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, starts talking about wanting to remain in a modified customs union, and big industry starts applauding him for such nonsense, you can be pretty sure that the UK is in trouble – big time. On… Continue Reading

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

British

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… Continue Reading