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EU Referendum: Citizen of Europe

“I find no contradiction between being a Highlander, a Scot, a citizen of the UK and a citizen of the European Union at one and the same time.” – Charles Kennedy

May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Top 10 Moments: My First Year as a Liberal Democrat

The skies had darkened and the drizzle had transformed into a fierce downpour. Andrew Brown and myself had eagerly arrived at an action day meeting point in Windmill Hill, Bristol. … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · 1 Comment

Je suis Belge

I had to be in the office early the next morning but I was still awake. News articles refreshed on my computer screen as the events from Brussels unfolded. The … Continue reading

April 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Rise of Trumpism

Nationalism does nothing but teach you how to hate people that you never met and take pride in accomplishments you had no part in – Doug Stanhope There is a fine … Continue reading

December 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Vote on UK Air Strikes

Tomorrow, the House of Commons will vote on UK air strikes in Syria. It started on that fateful November night in Paris where 130 innocents lost their lives. The story has dominated … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why I am a Feminist

He is the Subject, he is the Absolute. She is the Other. – Simone de Beauvoir  Charlize Theron was the talk of this year’s summer blockbusters. Portraying the tough character of Furiosa in … Continue reading

November 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Czeching out Prague: Part II

A young girl, no more than five years old, plopped herself next to her parents at the hotel restaurant. Her plate consisted of two doughnuts, a croissant and a brownie. … Continue reading

October 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

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