SpinCycle1:rinse repeat

As powerful and long-lasting as the British establishment is, it still knows fear. Right now it is in an almighty lather, not over Jeremey Corbynn so much, but more so over the threat to the system that the mass engagement of citizens directly in the political process potentially represents; a massive sea-change in British politics. Whether Corbynn [...]

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Je suis Euro. Et vous?

In the immediate aftermath of Brexit, I am numbed, saddened and fearful for our future. Outside it's a cold wet blustery June day. Perhaps it is apt that, on a day which [...]

Are We There Yet …?

This ill-considered EU referendum has split the nation, colleagues, maybe friends, even families. Certainly I've watched dismayed as people I've known for years parroted [...]

It’s my blog, I’ll rant if I want to…

A country is nothing but a place you were born. Yet it shapes you inexorably, just as as you in turn shape it. And that's just the way it is, you against the rest, for [...]

Democracy is day to day …

You may believe, or chooose to believe, that we live in a democratic nation you and I. To the extent that we are free to choose those who seem to lead us, and only to that [...]

Fighting back against the elective dictatorship …

Can anyone recall when the Labour Party became afraid (or ashamed) of its own past; when its leading members balked at letting the ugly red-haired kid play outside in the [...]

introducing our guest blogger

Bonjour. Je  suis le rebelFerret. Un blogger extraordinaire Je suis un écrivain invité, nouveau sur ce blog. J'espère que vous y trouverez mon travail [...]

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