A tongue-in-cheek riposte to the Guardian’s ECHR video

"Apart from the sanitation, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh water system and public health what have the Romans ever done for us?" The brilliance of Python, demonstrated in one of the best scenes in Life of Brian. It's a steadfast rule that anyone explaining a joke is, in common terms, a twat, … Continue reading A tongue-in-cheek riposte to the Guardian’s ECHR video

Why Vote Leave: Part 2 – The Economic Argument

In the run up to the referendum I intend to post a blog each Sunday detailing the reasons why Britain will be better off outside the European Union. These posts will cover the following topics: the economy, influence, democracy, security, the environment, cost, and reform. "Its's the economy, stupid", to paraphrase Bill Clinton's campaign strategist. … Continue reading Why Vote Leave: Part 2 – The Economic Argument

Why Vote Leave: Part 1 – Outlining the case for Brexit

Over the next 8 weeks I intend to post a blog each Sunday detailing the reasons why Britain will be better off outside the European Union. These posts will cover the following topics: the economy, influence, democracy, security, the environment, cost, and reform, but beginning this week with a rough overview of why I shall … Continue reading Why Vote Leave: Part 1 – Outlining the case for Brexit

The disappointment of Jeremy Corbyn

"We have a European bureaucracy, totally unaccountable to anybody. Powers have gone from national parliaments, they haven't gone to the European parliament, they've gone to the Commission." Not a quote from Nigel Farage but from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. I confess that whilst I disagree with large swathes of his politics, I was rooting for … Continue reading The disappointment of Jeremy Corbyn