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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 …

New law?

Can’t find a English version. But the Danish parliament just voted. That you are not Danish if you don’t have direct descendancy or is from a non western country even when born there. So my best mate who is a… Continue Reading →

Voted down NC57

Ah bollox! But the way Mayhem and her fellow nutters behaved, I wasn’t really holding my breath. MPs vote down amendment guaranteeing EU nationals right to stay in UK by majority of 42. MPs have voted down NC57, the amendment… Continue Reading →

More nutters

http://www.politico.eu/article/meet-denmarks-new-anti-islam-anti-immigration-anti-tax-party-nye-borgerlige-new-right-pernille-vermund/ Well that fills me with hope and joy … Here I was thinking that the Danish People Party was as nutty as you could get. The damage the DPP already have done, this party ain’t going to help my… Continue Reading →

Unite for Europe

Unite for Europe National march to Parliament March 25th 2017 11am Park Lane / Hyde Park London http://www.uniteforeurope.org Help us fund at: http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/unite-for-europe-national-march-to-parliament *What’s the message? We want to remain in the European Union!

Mountain to climb

Yup the free and cool country I grew up in – ain’t. The things I read and hear are shocking. Over the twenty+ years I have been outside DK. I have mainly been in the UK with three years in… Continue Reading →

Where are you from?

Hmm, it just hit me that this year alone I have been asked where I’m from more times than I was, since the vote. Which is more than I have been asked since I arrived on these shores. Not asked… Continue Reading →

An English Dane

What, what? The Danish government has now enabled the possibility for dual citizenship. And since my wee “look see” over here is going into its 20+ year, I think it might benefit me and to some extent Peli :) if… Continue Reading →

Wonderful world

It so is ! http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/16069118 Then why the heck do the people in power NOT do more to safe this wonderful world? Don’t you want this to be there for your kids and grand kids when they grow up? From… Continue Reading →

There is no spoon

This, is right up there with the fact that we send shrimps caught in the North Sea to China to be peeled before they are shipped home to the supermarkets. Yes it is nice and convenient for us but we… Continue Reading →

Enough said.

Cleaning up after yourself

I was out testing my new set up on my bicycle today. As I was coming over Hammersmith Bridge it was low tide. And I really could see all the junk that had washed up on to the banks of… Continue Reading →

Chernobyl and Fukushima Daiichi

I was 16 when Chernobyl happened and remember the fear we lived through even far away in Denmark. And saw first hand the after effects of an earth quake in New Zealand last year. Even felt a a mild one… Continue Reading →

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