Brexit means Brexit, as we have been told, remorselessly, since the UK electorate made the historic decision to divorce itself from the European Union. ‘Remoaners’ have been pilloried for trying to subvert the democratic will of the people, for bleating… Read moreIs this The Road to Brexit Hell?
The first rumblings of a Conservative leadership challenge have been detected around Westminster this weekend. In a BBC interview on The Andrew Marr Show, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, claimed that cabinet colleagues were “briefing against” him because they… Read moreConservative Leadership Contest Starts Here
Brexit means many different things to many different people. But to the 3.2 million EU nationals currently living in the United Kingdom, it means unimaginable insecurity as to what the future holds. Will they be allowed to remain in their… Read moreShould I Stay or Should I Go?
Forgive me. Having reached the grand old age of (cough), I decided to take a moment to reflect on my life so far, your life-yet-to-come, and take the opportunity to share with you one or two thoughts and observations you… Read moreA letter to my 18-year-old self
I am not, by nature, an optimistic nor gregarious personality. I prefer to see myself as a realist, even-tempered and able to appreciate the downsides and risks in the things that happen to me, and around me, in my life…. Read moreFear Trumps Freedom