This blog is still here. No, there is nothing to say. Open mouthed astonishment at the stupidity of my country. Nothing else to add. Aghast and beyond comment. Will write something one day, but not now.
Election in UK all over. So we’re all back to lying in the sun. Excitement finished. It was a whole lot of trouble we went to, particularly those of us ex-pats in Europe who needed to organise a proxy vote or a postal vote; and then all the carefully worked out tactical voting. Thousands of … More Life goes on
It all began with Conservative PM David Cameron pissing over the European Union while trying to persuade Britain to stay in it, having signed a pact with the devil, persuading voters to give him support rather than UKIP, and he would give them a referendum. An equivocal Conservative position that would carry on confusing the … More Fog in Channel: continent cut off
I had a couple of emails recently from kind readers of Equusasinus.net asking me if everything is OK, since I haven’t updated the blog for longer than usual. Thank you, everything is OK here. I’m in a more than usually tight exam schedule in school, and by the end of the next week it will … More Isn’t it awful?
Dear Msr. Barnier, Like me, you were born in 1951, a very few years after the Second World War. The Europe in which we grew up was a new construction rising from the devastation of the war, and neither you nor I have had to fight a war in Europe; thank God. Throughout the 1950s … More An open letter to Michel Barnier
Rubí’s Tuesday Blog I don’t know why but we suddenly have dinosaurs on the field. They arrived on Saturday. They are living in a specially constructed dinosaur shed attached to our stable. Morris says he has been reading up on the matter from his Eye Spy Book of Dinosaurs and by the way they walk, and … More Jurassic Parral
This blog post is off the usual topics of the Equusasinus blog and concerns the June 8th 2017 General Election. For UK citizens who live and work in mainland Europe the past year since the Brexit vote has been a nightmare of total uncertainty and the present need is for reliable sources of clear information. … More UK Spain expat election links
Note for new readers: Rubí donkey writes an occasional Tuesday piece on Equusasinus.net, helped by Morris donkey when background reading is required. So, that’s Palm Sunday over for another year. We ate the palms. What’s next? Morris has gone back to eating trousers. And I’m in my house awaiting further developments. Time to reflect on … More Thoughts about Nothing and Everything
It was quite unexpected: I was contacted a couple of months ago by David Cleall who told me he was writing the history of Soapbox Theatre for a website called www.unfinishedhistories.com Today I received a communication from him to say the page about Soapbox was published. This blog has always been about a life with donkeys … More Soapbox Theatre plus 40 years
It has been a terrible week for truth and reality. Similar situation to the US citizens trying to deal with the lies of Trump. This blog stands with Europe against the lunacy of the British disaster. More to follow. It is not the end. The Resistance begins. __________________________________________________ “We have a fight on our hands. … More The Resistance begins