Author Archives: expatinbrazil

About expatinbrazil

Retired English liberal environmentalist living in Brazil. Author of Historical Novel - Captain Cobbler: the Lincolnshire Uprising 1536

Gardening 2018…

Interruptions So, I started to write a blog post and then the sun came out, whereupon I decided I had to go into the garden and do some gardening. And that has prompted me to do another blog post about … Continue reading

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19th May –  a date to conjure with

Optimism for 2018, a better year than the last? Thought it was time I put fingers to keyboard again with a blog for the “new” year, except it is not so new now – doesn`t time pass quickly when you … Continue reading

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Brazilian Corruption update

Corruption update As I am in Brazil at the moment I thought it was time to give you an update about the political situation here. Not least because many of you could do with a distraction from the political situation … Continue reading

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Liberal Democracy – which way forward? – #2 Liberal economics

Liberal Democracy – which way forward? #2 Liberal economics I saw recently a suggestion that the party should reclaim the title Liberal Party and drop the “Democrat” bit and I have to say as a long-time Liberal radical that idea … Continue reading

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Liberal Democracy – which way forward?

Liberal Democracy – which way forward? Becoming Radical It has become clear in the last 24 hours that my hobby horse suggesting Tim Farron should stay as leader has been hobbled by the jockey declaring he was “at peace” with … Continue reading

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June Election 2017 – whither now?

June Election 2017 – whither now? I had a proxy vote for the June Election because I returned to Brazil for my 70th birthday party (some of you may have seen the pictures from that very enjoyable day) so I … Continue reading

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Survival – Climate Change, Nuclear Power and other “stuff”

Back in the Fold #6 Survival – Climate Change, Nuclear Power and other “stuff” I just published one blog today so I was not anticipating writing any more so soon,but a headline on a news article caught my attention and … Continue reading

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