I ask this question as we are living through extraordinary times and we need to be alert to the events that are happening right in front of our eyes. And then there’s the question as to how Boris de Pfiffle is doing as the leader of the United Kingdom? Not
Was anyone surprised. No. Although when I watched the result there was Hunt with a smile on his face that looked quite genuine, and then there was Boris in an ill-fitting suit looking his usual scruffy and rumpled self, but slightly solemn. For a moment I thought…..! But no. I’ll come back
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,
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
I’ve been struggling for a few weeks now with a piece for this blog. The writing workshop I went on before I started this blog taught me that when writing a column (which this is, kind of) if it isn’t written quickly then drop it. And that’s what I’m doing.
I’ve just read a brilliant A-Z of Brexit, which I can’t replicate because it’s been done. However, I do like to unpick definitions, so instead of a longer piece on the current situation around Brexit here is a little something based on the words and phrases used so often in this
At the beginning of the year I did a course on The Other America, which was based around the book A People’s History of the United Sates written by Howard Zinn. I don’t know if Zinn is a name that’s easily recognised in the States, but our tutor (American, btw)
I’m writing here about Russia and will touch on current events in Syria as well. To do this I’ve abandoned a piece on the EU I’ve been writing on and off for a month, but interesting how it isn’t really a thing at the moment. Instead our media has been
It’s some time since I’ve posted here and for those of you who’ve joined this blog recently, apologies. Life and events, dear readers. Anyway, here is an update on the exit of the British from the European Union. And before that a short note on my stance. I let out
And for my fortnightly look at UK politics, what do I have to report? You’d think it would be all about Labour – as they’re the ones constantly in the media. But the Tory party is sure to be having some fearsome fisticuffs right now. You absolutely bet it is.