Category Archives: News and politics

The Ghost Of Christmas Yet To Come

The full text of Sir Ivan Rogers’ lecture given at the University of Glasgow recently is here. He is both a careful analyst of events and a bellwether foretelling a future that is very likely to play out in the … Continue reading

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More Accomplished Racists Are Available…

With just nine days to go, First Dog on the Moon has published a handy voting guide to the UK general election. It’s definitely worth reading. Though I fear that his advice will be disregarded, and the current gang of … Continue reading

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A Declining Organism- Speaking the Truth

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Words Know No Borders…

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Dear Europe…

That is how a number of letters begin that are published in today’s Guardian. From a range of public figures, they set out what Europe means to them. I’m a Manxman by birth, but I’ve spent half my life living … Continue reading

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Operation Yello-Whammer

As far as I am concerned, the Guardian’s First Dog On The Moon sums up the clusterfuck that is Brexit very well indeed.

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Climate Crisis

I see that the Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental crises facing the world, using “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown” and “global heating” instead of “climate change” and “global warming”. All … Continue reading

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