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A Candle for Notre Dame

Candles in Notre Dame
Candles in Notre Dame de Paris, August 2004.

Read More · 16 April 2019 · Events

No-Brexit Day Redux

Remember when it was early December, and we were all in agony awaiting the first Meaningful Vote on May’s deal, which ended up not happening that month? That was only four months ago. If we have six more months of this, we’re not even halfway through the end of the beginning.

Read More · 12 April 2019 · Comment · Politics

Deal or No Deal? No Idea... Not Ideal

56 hours to go, and we still don’t know if we’re going.

Read More · 10 April 2019 · Comment · Politics

Doggoramas

Corvid creativity.

Panoramas of dogs.

Better wind turbines.

Better planting.

Amygdala hijacking.

Read More · 4 April 2019 · Comment · Weblog

In Extra Time

Once again the UK is potentially days away from crashing out of the EU with no deal, with no clear path to avoiding it. Theresa May is in talks with Jeremy Corbyn about reaching a cross-party agreement which could trade away our freedom of movement and any chance of a people’s vote for some vague statements about post-Brexit negotiating aims. On Monday in Parliament Labour whipped in favour of three indicative motions to find a way forward, but not for Joanna Cherry’s crucial emergency brake, on which many of its MPs abstained. If we crash out because of that, or leave on the barest of terms with Corbyn’s approval, many voters will be abstaining from voting for Labour.

Read More · 4 April 2019 · Comment · Politics

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