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Archive for the ‘Boris’ Category

THE BATTLE OF MALDON

October 17, 2019

Off tomorrow (courtesy of daughter and son-in-law) to visit places that meant something to me. This time, Maldon, Essex, where an Anglo-Saxon called Byrthnoth lost to some marauding vikings in 991. The Anlgo-Saxons are favourites of mine because of the loyalty of each tribe to it’s chief and their habit of fighting to the last […]

BORIS. WHAT NEXT?

September 1, 2019

Is it possible for the confusion over Brexit to be worse today than it was yesterday? apparently, YES. One result of the confusion is that emotional decision-making looks a better option than ever. I want OUT, and I believe BORIS has a good chance of delivering. The opposition seeks to make a NO DEAL exit […]

NO DEAL BREXIT. THE BENEFITS OF A STIMULATING EXPERIENCE.

August 20, 2019

The news has recently been concerned with the expected consequences of leaving the EU without any deal. Just how much disaster awaits us? A report was published over the week end (leaked, of course) which was full of gloom. It was dismissed by the government as out-of-date and failing to include the latest planning. Boris […]

THE BORISSCOPE

June 15, 2016

I am taking a day off from logical (I hope) prose. Back tomorrow to fulminate against EU as usual. Sorry about the line-spacing. I never tried poetry on WordPress before. THE BORISSCOPE My Borisscope reveals to me a country Merkel-free Where adjectives for bureaucrats all start with letter B And envious euro-serfs admire our new-found […]

EXIT GAINS MOMENTUM

June 5, 2016

The last few days have seen the OUT campaign gaining ground. I like that, but am a bit worried to hear Boris and Michael putting more emphasis on economics. I suppose they must do something to attack the distortions offered by the IN lobby, but the economic arguments are unprovable. There are better grounds for […]