July, 2017

TYRANNY by Joe McVeigh

“Those who advocated Brexit, the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union, imagined a British nation-state, though such a thing never existed. There was a British Empire, and there was Britain as a member of the European Union. The move to separate from the EU is not a step backward unto firm ground, but a leap into […]

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It doesn’t really matter anymore, so just ignore the outcome of the talks about an Executive. It has no significance. Deal or no deal, the current electoral assembly architecture was already finished. And no, I don’t know what will replace it. I’m not even sure what realistic options, if any, are around. And if you […]

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Saturday pics of the week

Pics 1-3 are by John Patton:   Pic 1 Pic 2 Pic 3 “Three eclectic portraits, linked by the humanity and dignity of the individuals pictured. Pic 1 is Eddie, Vardo Man. ‘Vardo’ is the Romany word for this kind of bow-shaped, horse-drawn caravan which were reasonably common in my childhood but are now collector […]

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