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Brexit: Part 1 – A step too far

On the morning of June 24th, 2016, the citizens of the UK awoke to the realization that the United Kingdom had voted to leave the European Union. This process was commonly referred to as Brexit. In the three months since … Continue reading

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I am commencing this article on July 3, 2016. The date is significant as it is exactly twenty-five years since leaving Australia in 1991 to return to the United Kingdom to take-up an appointment in Northampton, England, as the Manager … Continue reading

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Much ado about something

The weekend that has gone witnessed the continuing celebrations for the 90th birthday of the reigning British monarch, Elizabeth Windsor. Parades of guards, bands and royal carriages through the streets of London, aircraft fly-pasts and, it is reported, street parties … Continue reading

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Ironies abound

The dust now seems to have settled on the result of the Scottish referendum on independence from the UK. For the time being, at least, Scotland will remain as part of the union. As to be expected, Elizabeth Windsor, Head … Continue reading

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