Brexit is the betrayal of Britain

Brexit is the betrayal of Britain

It feels as if the great European Repeal Bill, the practical mechanism of Brexit, is being escorted past Parliament and public opinion in the same way that a kidnapper might try to corral their victim out of a building with a gun to their back. Everything is being...
Leavers Wither

Leavers Wither

It’s late October and in Barcelona it feels as if the days are impatient to leave the summer behind.   Short-sleeved evenings are a fading memory as the chaotic and febrile atmosphere of the constitutional crisis in Spain casts a deepening shadow upon daily life.  The...

Why does constitutional chaos follow me?

It’s sad to see attitudes and opinions in Catalunya becoming as polarised as they’ve been in the United Kingdom since the EU Referendum. In reality, these differences have existed for a long time but recent events have brought them out onto the streets. And now...

Article 155 and the Catalan Question

Bereft by the news from Catalunya. I may lose friends for saying this but I think the unilateral declaration of independence is truly regrettable. When all is said and done, the separatist movement simply doesn’t have a legitimate majority or legal authority for...