Tag Archives: Europe

Solidarity

I have had to become something of a political animal over the past few weeks, in an issue that directly concerns me: my life in continental Europe and France, the place where I live and work, where I contribute to … Continue reading

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A Cri de Coeur from an English Expatriate in Europe

I wrote this short text for a Facegroup group of more than nine thousand English expatriates in France, many of whom are uncertain of their future in the event of a “hard” or “blind” Brexit. There are hundreds of thousands … Continue reading

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A response to Patrick…

As promised, I give a few ideas in response to Patrick’s post A response to Fr Anthony… that responded to my recent posting on the Beast of Nazism and similar ideologies. As William Tighe suggested in his comment, there is … Continue reading

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The Beast Awakens

There are several films dealing with this ungodly fascination with a subject that is both taboo and a part of the way things seem to be going. The above clip is from The Boys from Brazil starring Gregory Peck as … Continue reading

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Romanticism takes off!

I was doing my daily rounds today and found Brexit: Hell No? This little article reflects a comment from yesterday in my previous posting in the theme of inevitability. A light bulb moment happened. I remembered my old philosophy classes … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Englands

The referendum seems to have revealed a similar kind of dialectic as between the North and South of the United States. After Brexit? The Referendum and Its Discontents by Scott Stephens offers some acute analyses of the referendum of last … Continue reading

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A new Europe?

Since the vote for Brexit on 23rd June, even my wife has joked with me about what would happen if I had to return to England or whether that troublesome country shouldn’t have the plug pulled out so that it … Continue reading

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