‘The British read ‘Animal Farm’ and take it as a warning; the architects of the European Union take it as a blueprint. There can be no fellowship between light and darkness’ Jeremy Scarlett Daily Telegraph Commenter 28 September 2017 Withdrawal Agreement Pinch-punch, first of the month: welcome to November 2018. The Conservative government has developed, […]


The Betrayal As a measure of the extent to which the world has been turned on its head since I was a young man, the title of this post probably sums it up. Barely a day goes by at the moment when I don’t despair at the gulf in my country between those who govern […]


The bloke in the picture above is a nonentity. He’s an unelected British state bureaucrat who is paid more than the Prime Minister. His nickname is ‘Olly’ and his role is to negotiate with his fellow bureaucrats in the European Union ostensibly to extricate the UK from the EU. In fact, Olly’s heart is in […]


Today I wrote again to my Conservative Member of Parliament, Mr Douglas Ross MP. Here is an open copy of the letter. Dear Douglas You may wish to know that the Moray Conservative & Unionist Association wrote to me in April inviting me to renew my membership of the Party. At the time I wasn’t […]


Simon Clarke is a Conservative MP: he was elected to Parliament just one year ago. He’s a 33 year-old solicitor. In Mr Clarke’s constituency, Middlesborough South and East Cleveland, two-thirds of the constituents voted for the UK to leave the European Union. In all of the arcane and invariably disingenuous waffle that the British political […]


  This is an open letter to The Honourable Jacob Rees-Mogg MP, Chairman of the European Research Group in the House of Commons. The letter itself has been sent to Mr Rees-Mogg in hard copy as well as to my own Member of Parliament, Mr Douglas Ross, and to others listed at the end of […]


An open letter to Mr Douglas Ross MP, my Member of Parliament THE RESISTANCE You’ll be aware that Star Wars: The Last Jedi is now on general release. I couldn’t help but draw a connection between the Star Wars film’s promotional blurb and the situation today as the UK seeks to extricate itself from the […]

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