A Brexiteer Bastille Day


Wandering around Chinon yesterday, July 14th, a day when French people celebrate their freedom from oppression, I captured this photo of Geoff, a bar owner in the town centre reading The Brexiteer newspaper. I asked him what he most liked about it and he said "it's free for democrats..... so that means non-democrats must pay!" … Continue reading A Brexiteer Bastille Day

My first day as a member of the European Parliament!


As I hurtled towards the big EU machine on the Eurostar from London St Pancras, I had initially intended this post-induction piece to be a light-hearted reflection on my first experiences in Brussels. The beer was good, the bureaucracy was bad – that sort of thing. But in view of the seriousness of the inherently … Continue reading My first day as a member of the European Parliament!

The Buddha walks into a bar and discusses “happiness” …….


“I don’t think I have ever sensed a national population so unhappy, so angry, so divided, so disturbed even, as how your country appears today” said Sid (Buddha to most other folks) “Yes Sid, but, with respect, your perception is not so enlightening because the unhappiness is so tangible everywhere, at work, in shops, on … Continue reading The Buddha walks into a bar and discusses “happiness” …….

Watch how to obliterate a Marxist


The fact that the leadership of the official UK opposition party, The Labour Party, is now controlled by Marxists should be a concern to all of us. And yet their transgressions are somehow overlooked by a deluded section of the British population, especially those whose source of information is Facebook or Twitter as they read … Continue reading Watch how to obliterate a Marxist

BBC Question Time drops a Brexit clanger!


Over the past couple of years the BBC has turned media bias and fake news into an art form, both in its selective reporting of Brexit related topics and its live forums which are never balanced in terms of audience or panel members. Last weeks Question Time was no exception with the panel formed 4:1 … Continue reading BBC Question Time drops a Brexit clanger!