Category Archives: reflections

What’s this about taking control?

I wrote the article below in mid-June, not so very long before the referendum vote. I completely stand by the title I gave it, though the control issue is panning out in a way I didn’t expect. There’s now plenty … Continue reading

Posted in reflections | Tagged

Don’t give up on the EU, the ghosts of Britons past will come back to haunt you

So many people say we should leave the EU and “abandon the sinking ship” or ” give up the fight to reform the EU”. These people cannot be proud Britons. Did Henry V say in front of Harfleur: “You know … Continue reading

Posted in personal, reflections | Tagged , | Leave a comment

I am worried. Worried about my future and the future of my country .

From David Livingston A member of one of the SY2E – Remain in the EU groups Its 4:30 in the morning and I cannot sleep because I am worried. Worried about my future and the future of my country . … Continue reading

Posted in brexit, personal, reflections | Tagged , ,

Brexit is like driving off a bridge, it’s a one way ticket. No refunds, no swaps, no nothing.

In this referendum the Remain campaign has often been critisised for being too negative, of trying to scare voters into voting Remain. I can sympathise with that point of view but on the other hand wouldn’t you want somebody to … Continue reading

Posted in brexit, personal, reflections | Tagged , ,

I’m voting for hope, all that’s left after they opened Pandora’s Box, so I’m voting to Remain

By Steve Cobham a member of one of the SY2E groups. Leave…Remain…somebody has to win. However, in reality, everyone loses no matter what the result.The last few months have seen a creeping division based on attitudes towards immigration, with an … Continue reading

Posted in brexit, personal, reflections | Tagged , ,

1975 – a more serious & intelligent debate and not a focus group in sight.

By Yasmin Ali, a member of one of the SY2E – Remain in the EU groups. Our politics today has become like our financial services, dependent on algorithms, number-crunching, and, crucially, bare faced misselling. PPI politics, cynical and shoddy. Sub-prime … Continue reading

Posted in 1975, reflections, Uncategorized | Tagged , ,

Here is my final EU referendum plea. Take a look fellow new european friends. If you like it I will spread it.

By Rupert Slade a member of one of the SY2E – Remain in the EU groups. If immigration is your big problem with the eu, then frankly you shouldn’t be my friend. The evidence in report after report is against … Continue reading

Posted in Ready, reflections | Tagged | Leave a comment