Monthly Archives: June 2016

A Time for pause

Brexit is now a fact – the people have spoken. True, they have, but did they ‘speak/vote’ for the right reasons? That’s the trouble with democracy you can’t depend on uniform knowledge or sentiment across the spectrum. Control of borders … Continue reading

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The young should be ashamed

Here we are Brexit, for whatever reason. The youth of the country were too lazy or disinterested to turn out to vote and so we are OUT. Now we are getting the youth bitching that they have been sold out … Continue reading

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A Sovereign Lady

A Sovereign lady. 90th birthday Our Sovereign lady, Elizabeth our Queen. What tosh! It’s the class, that abominable English thing. The class we all despise. Yet despite the pomp, the deference and the wealth They love her still, a tonic … Continue reading

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For Kevin Patrick Callan

My friend Kevin Patrick Callan remembered. We were like two gnarled old trees, one ancient and one old. The ancient had begun to shrink the old, me, just shedding leaves. We shared what shade was left. Those shadows eased the … Continue reading

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