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The Not Quite Ides Of June

So this is awkward. The United Kingdom becomes an even greater laughing stock around the world as Theresa ‘not at all strong or stable’ Maybot clings desperately to the last vestiges of power and pretends that her party didn’t take … Continue reading

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A Week Is A Long Time In Politics

What a complicated system British parliament is. Although two parties generally collect most of the votes during a general election there is no limit to the number of parties who can field candidates and there is nothing to prevent anybody … Continue reading

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Oh Boy It’s Swell To Say…

Lots of sleepings have happened. Not enough to make my body like me but lots. And there has been some walking about, some saying of the words “Fuck me the wind is cold!” and some drinking coffee and talking of … Continue reading

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This Is England

At school I was taught that Napoleon once referred to England as ‘a nation of shopkeepers’. It is now commonly believed that he didn’t say¬†any such thing, that the statement either originated from one of his less celebrated fellow revolutionaries … Continue reading

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