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A comment on mountain safety

Originally posted on daryanblog:
There’s been a string of tragic accidents on the Scottish mountains this winter. Which is a little strange given how there’s actually been very little snow and fairly mild conditions (climate change I suppose, rather that…

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Brexit: How a country lost its mind

Originally posted on daryanblog:
I know I keep banging on about brexit, but the thing is it will directly impact people in the UK and beyond (the joke goes an Englishman, an Irishman, a Welshman, a Scot and an Ulsterman…

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Brexit and Immigration

Originally posted on daryanblog:
Brexit has been interpreted by Theresa May and the Tory party, as the UK voting to make itself poorer, in order to cut immigration. Of course, as I’ve pointed out before, this is a false narrative,…

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Brexit update: Running down the clock

Originally posted on daryanblog:
Recently the Guardian’s business editor Nils Pratley asked the question, when does the no deal panic start? One could ask the same question as regards Trump’s trade policy and the recent shutdown. Well in some respects,…

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Brexit madness and British delusions

Originally posted on daryanblog:
Ever since May’s defeat she, her cabinet and the right wing media, have been hinting about possible compromises from Brussels. They’ve suggested that in this stand off the EU will blink first. That the Irish will…

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Brexit, the Frankenstein child disowned by its creators

Originally posted on daryanblog:
The Guardian view of the no lobby after the vote….also the first of the paper’s “spot the fool competitions” I came across a comment somewhere online comparing the UK parliament to a bunch of seven year…

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Corbyn the brexiteer unmasked

Originally posted on daryanblog:
So some labour supporters were shocked to learn last week that Saint Jeremy Corbyn, the lord and saviour, was actually a brexiteer, who has no intention of reversing or stopping brexit. Indeed, even if he gets…

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