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Happy anniversary

Hurrah ! Happy anniversary folks. We are all in it together in this strong and stable UK. What a jolly gift Mayhem gave us yesterday, it fills you with warmth and joy doesn’t it. I so happy to learn today… Continue reading →

EU Citizens In Limbo

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/maike-bohn/eu-citizens-limbo_b_17265662.html? A year ago my adopted home country decided to leave the European Union. I woke up in the morning and saw my world turned upside down in a way only the fall of the Berlin Wall had done previously…. Continue reading →

Stock taking …

So Mayhem came out with a fair and serious idea on solving the EU citizens … Here is some good reads … London School of Economics – First bargaining chips, now stocktaking: the plan to register EU citizens EU citizens… Continue reading →

Low value

Well that cheered me up … NOT http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/media/2017/05/iain-duncan-smith-attacks-low-value-people-pot-kettle-moment http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-politics-39852464/low-value-low-skilled-people-let-in Iain Duncan Smith tells BBC Newsnight a work permit system would allow Britain to bring in high-value people from the EU and fewer “low-value, low-skilled people”. Dick he is, but it… Continue reading →

International

This is life! I, a Dane, just back from a ride, on a American and Czech bike*, with my beautiful British wife, waves at Vicky Greaves – helloooooo. Sitting in the sun, yes the sun does shine in Yorkshire, with… Continue reading →

Human Rights?

So Mrs Mayhem is appalled as a Vicar’s daughter, that the word Easter is left out of an​ add campaign. Yet, she pop off to Saudi Arabia and sends her Trade Minister to the Philippines, both countries with VERY questionable… Continue reading →

Vote on the 4th of May

I’m registered to vote are you? This is the best way to show Mrs Mayhem that she is on the wrong donkey.

UK vs EU

There is something with how the Brits see world/Europe. I would say nearly all the Europeans that is not from these isles I have met. Have always said Europe to mean from the west of Ireland to the Ural Mountains… Continue reading →

AARRGGHHticle 50

Well then, it happened, walking into unknown. Still no clue with regards to us EU citizen have the right to stay. Do we need to prove that we suited for the UK or do we all just get along like… Continue reading →

March for Europe

Brilliant day, the early start was worth it. Joined the march which the police now have confirmed to be over 100.000 people. Now we just hope that the powers that be heard us.

Stop Brexit

Lords voted on 9a

Peers have voted by 358 votes to 256, a majority of 102, to guarantee the rights of EU nationals living in the UK after Brexit. Good news, as long as Mayhem plays ball next week. The question still stands how… Continue reading →

Visiting family who voted

Someone wrote on farcebook how their in laws had voted for Brexit and clearly did the “we just wanted the foreigners and Muslims out, we didn’t mean you” bit. They talked about how hard it was for them to be… Continue reading →

No dinner

Very generally said, three things that victims of being bullied do: 1: Never go back to where it happened, moved away, never meet/speak to the people who did it to them. 2: Seek out revenge, this often never happens as… Continue reading →

Little known

Rebecca Elizabeth Taylor wrote: Whether you voted Remain or Leave, please be aware that the Home Office are using a little known rule about health insurance to refuse official permanent resident status to EU citizens who have lived, worked and… Continue reading →

More joy

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/feb/18/eu-citizens-right-to-stay-britain-chaos Oh more stuff that fills me with joy and rejuvenation … NOT!

A Foreword

Foreword from A. Wainwright book A Pennine Journey #brexit #trump #soundsfamiliar #howifeel

Reform the system

Vicky Greaves wrote: This petition for obtaining Permanent Residence (PR), which discriminates against many EU citizens (including Henrik) still only has 25k signatures. It needs 100k+ to be considered for parliamentary debate. For many EU citizens living in the UK… Continue reading →

#RightToStay

Europeans’ #RightToStay European citizens in Britain, you have a right to stay. We demand the UK government GUARANTEE that you can stay. Help us give security to every European in Britain and guarantee their #RightToStay – sign this petition and… Continue reading →

Down the drain

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/feb/08/mps-reject-brexit-bill-amendment-to-protect-eu-citizens-in-uk Well that just made it feel like 21 years here was flushed down the drain …

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