Is he the one?  Belief in the age of the unreal.

I started this piece weeks ago when it seemed a total certainty that our very own oaf Emperor and Trump-lookalike, would be crowned the leader of the Conservative Party, and consequently the leader of our nation. I’ve found it difficult to complete this piece as, like 50% of our nation,

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After a brief respite things are hotting up

Hello again This is very much written for those of you overseas who might have heard a few things via your media about a new party emerging in the UK and sweeping to victory in the European elections. Well, yes, but see more below. First, let’s back-track a bit. If

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Apocalypse Now? No, not yet, because we’re all on holiday

It’s the Easter holidays and the MPs, probably for their own sanity’s sake, are on holiday so there are no dramas to report. Although I will say that, exactly as before, the week we were granted the extension began in high anxiety mode and then fizzled out, with MPs just

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The Never-ending Story could end this week – or then again, maybe not

Nowadays nearly every week is a critical week. Last week was – yet it seemed to end with a dribbling away of tension.  They didn’t work over the weekend either. They, being Mrs May and Corybn and perhaps the Cabinet. How unlike the rest of us they are.  In any

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The Event Horizon is now – and then again maybe not

I’m near to giving up on this subject as Brexit is a vortex dragging all into an empty nothingness of collective angst and in some cases denial. I’m writing this on 29th March when we were meant to be leaving the EU.  But instead there will be a vote in

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The timetable – talk about last minute!

Yes, what is happening? Unbelievably, for a country that is leaving the EU in 20 days we still don’t know how we’re leaving. But next week is a critical week. I’ll give you a run-down of some certainties, of which there are very few. The thing is I haven’t been

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Are you feeling disenfranchised?

Yes, are you feeling disenfranchised? As in, could you vote for any party in the UK without a feeling of dismay, and a peg on your nose? Now, as far as Mrs May is concerned, there’s not much likelihood of a general election coming along soon, and yet, you never

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Are we in a kind of hell?

Oh boy, Twitter was on fire! Brexiters were appalled and incandescent. Remainers, meanwhile, while not exactly over the moon, were thrilled that at last someone had said exactly what they see as the essence of the current situation. What was the fuss all about? Well. Donald Tusk, the EU Council’s president,

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What’s the situation now?

I nearly put pen to paper, so to speak, last week (meaning wk 14th-20th) because what a week it was, but unusually for me I couldn’t face it.  I’ve always said that I’d never look away from the Brexit mess, or say, I can’t do anything, therefore I can’t be

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Another quick update

Before I get into the pantomime of the last couple of days, I’d just like to ask this, does it matter to the world that we’re leaving the EU?  Because it does seem that the UK is a tad obsessed with our self-inflicted dilemma.  I’m looking at someone else’s blog

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