WE ARE ALREADY IN THE CAMPAIGN FOR A NEW BREXIT REFERENDUM When the two main arch-Brexiters May and Corbyn failed to show up for a TV debate, it became a 4-way party debate on TV. The semiology of this should be clear to everyone: and I refer to the the science of the way visual … More The Referendum begins
Starting with the challenge today to the Attorney General to release the government legal advice on May’s deal, and finishing on Friday with Sue Wilson’s UKEU Challenge case in the High Court, this week will see the biggest battle so far for Britain to Remain in Europe. But here’s the question. What is still driving … More A historic week for UK
GIBRALTAR: SPANISH PRESS SUMMARY I have read the Gibraltar story and editorials in El Pais, El Periodico, La Vanguardia, ABC, and my regional newspaper, Informacion de Alicante. It is clear that the same line runs right across the political spectrum: the Brexit isolation of both the UK and the Rock – outside of the EU … More Gibrexit: the joker in the pack
FELIZ FIESTA DE SANTA CECILIA! Good morning. If you see the bands out parading today, that is what it is all about. Saint Cecilia was a Roman saint, patron of musicians; and there is a very beautiful church of St Cecilla in Rome if you are ever there, in Trastevere. I am in … More Feast of Saint Cecilia
FEEDBACK FROM BRITISH CONSUL MEETING IN FINESTRAT, 21 November 2018 Host: the Mayor of Finestrat, Juan Francisco Llorca Visitors: The Consul, Sarah-Jane Morris, plus consular support team; HMRC representatives; and Richard Hill Vice President of Brexpats with his team from Alicante. The Consul kicked off but had nothing concrete to say as usual. Her consular … More Five dull minutes with the British Consul
Britain’s oldest newspaper The Observer has this piece of political analysis by the columnist Nick Cohen today. If you only read one newspaper article this weekend, read this one. Meanwhile, in The New European‘s latest issue this week, an article on the pro-Europe veterans group that I have joined and am working for, online from here … More Resistance to a very British coup
Run Raabit, run Raabit, run run run! Let’s have a #PeoplesVote and have more fun, fun, fun (than with you miserable lot.) Tweeted at 11.00 (Spanish time) and in the running for a tweet of the day, I hope.
Re-posting my today’s last tweets for those here who are not on Twitter. Today will be a rest day. Having switched to support @RosieDuffield1 in 2017 and dump Tory Brexiter MP for Canterbury I feel totally betrayed by @JeremyCorbyn and Labour doesn’t deserve any further support with a Leaver at the helm. Disgrace!#PeoplesVote #StopBrexit @BremainInSpain @vets4EU (thread … More Brexit: have you written to your MP?
I dedicate this blog post to the fellow Catholic who came here – a few days ago – sewing division and ruin. Mate, you lost the battle and lost the war. Brexit is falling apart. Folks, there is a whole community out there fighting for your citizens’ rights, as British in Spain or Lithuanians in … More Fake Brexit news: Muslims ban Christmas
We are into the final phase of sabotaging Brexit, and the fight is really on. Lots of work to do, but I’m also having to re-learn a lesson I was taught nearly 30 years ago: “Never think it all depends on you, or you’ll burn out.” That was in Liverpool in 1989 when we were … More Saint Crispin, patron of Battle for Remain EU