Tag Archives: #europedebate

European trade a Brexit cautionary tale: Could do better UK SME’s!

Today after months of delay a man with a white van arrived at my French property with our long awaited luxury bathroom suite from Victorian Plumbing Supplies in the UK. I feel I must share this story with you as … Continue reading

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Is one size fits all the only way to imagining UK in a Eurozone?

    When Europhobes  like Mark Conway post comments like ‘one size can’t fit all’ what they really fall for is a myth propagated by inept politicians that a nation has to have control of its own currency as some … Continue reading

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“What did the EU ever do for us?”

This is a reblog from FaceBook by Donnachadh McCarthy In the week when the UK’s five extremist right-wing media billionaires won their battle to waste our time, money and political capital on a EU referendum, I thought it a good … Continue reading

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Tu quoque, Boris, fili mi! (“You too for Brexit?, oh my Bullingdon brother!”)

I have to admit, Boris Johnson’s betrayal took me by surprise. All day I had been tweeting something quite sensible he said in 2013 in the Telegraph: “This is perhaps the most important point of all. If we left the … Continue reading

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The power of selective perception in brexit discussions

I just spent a good hour or so reading John Sydenham‘s blog. At least I assume he wrote it after he alerted me to it on twitter. It’s called Political Thoughts – the magazine. You can read it here.  It seems … Continue reading

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Dr. Ruth Lea Econ barks up the wrong tree again and again and again (X12)

It’s that time of the month again that the Office of National Statistics (ONS) publishes their monthly trade figures. The February 6th figures are of extra interest as for the first time in a year we not only have the … Continue reading

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This EU porridge is just right for me.

This is a rather long reply I posted on UKIPS Roger Helmer’s blog just now, which I thought I’d share with you. You can read Roger’s original post and replies here: My initial response to Roger was: So basically only … Continue reading

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