Tag: UK

Definitively Depressing Democracy

Today is Blue Monday. Apparently, this is what the cool kids now call the third Monday in January. It’s supposedly the most depressing day of the year. And it’s absolutely a real thing and not just some concept originally made up by a travel agent in 2005 to sell more holidays. So, if you’re feeling…

Badge Of Honour

A few weeks ago I got a letter from my local household recycling centre. I wasn’t expecting them to write to me. I’ve always had a very functional relationship with the place. If I have stuff I want to get rid of, I drive there and hurl the offending items into one of the designated…

James Remains

The dust is starting to settle and apparently the apocalypse hasn’t happened. Yet. But the post-Brexit UK does feel different and none of us are quite sure what to make of it. For starters, my blog seems to have gone from random nonsense to political commentary. Perhaps I should rectify that, but then politics did…

European Disunion

Today is apparently a big day for the UK in terms of our relationship with the rest of Europe. Our beloved Prime Minister, and genuine man of the people (you may detect a hint of sarcasm but I offer no comment), is trying to negotiate a better deal for us, with many predicting that the…