‘Never.’ It’s a small, powerful word; an often final, punctuating, decisive way of drawing a line. “I am never doing that again.” “I never thought it would come to this.” “We never have the time anymore.” Do you feel like… Read moreNever Say ‘Never’ Again? Only when you want to take control.
“Are you ready to order, sir?” “Yes, I will take the chicken à la chlorine, followed by the hormone-injected steak. And I’ll have a side portion of the mash with added petro-chemical please.” As the old gag might be recycled,… Read moreThe chlorine or the chicken – which came first?
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?
Writer’s block. The dreaded feelings of terror, despair and hopelessness. The fingers are poised, the cursor is flashing, almost taunting, but nothing happens. You stare at the screen, paralysed. What’s going on? Will I ever break out of this funk?… Read moreThis Writer’s Block, It Might Come As A Shock!
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