Category Archives: European referendum

Pushing the Green Liberal Imperative

Pushing the Green Liberal Imperative I am writing this in my caravan on holiday in Europe. It is not clear as I write what will happen next in the saga that is the UK`s political narrative. But what is reasonably … Continue reading

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Liberal Democrat/Green Party primaries

Flying a Kite OK – It has been a while since my last Blog post. I have been busy fighting elections, both local and European as well as organising the next Green Liberal Democrat summer conference in Nottingham for 15th … Continue reading

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Open letter to the Queen

Open letter to the Queen Dear Elizabeth Windsor, I have never considered myself your “subject”, so I hope you will forgive the unusual lack of protocol in addressing you this way. Nevertheless, I am moved to write to you given … Continue reading

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The Treaty of London 1518

Just a quick reference to the quincentenary of the Treaty of London in 1518 during the reign of Henry Vlll. It was an early version of the European Union and I have just referred to it in a Blog Post … Continue reading

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Defusing the Environmental Logic Bomb in Brexit

Defusing the Environmental Logic Bomb in Brexit Logic Bomb – def: A logic bomb is malware that is triggered by a response to an event or when a specific date/time is reached. I recently participated in the People`s Vote march … Continue reading

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Channelling my anger (or – “Poking the Hornets` Nest” part 2?)

Channelling my anger (or – Poking the Hornets` Nest part 2?) As you will know if you read my earlier post about poking the hornets` nest a little while ago, we submitted a resolution for the Liberal Democrat autumn conference … Continue reading

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Darwin – Green Liberal Democrat? (serendipity part 1)

I have long held the view that serendipity plays a significant role in the furtherance of human knowledge and understanding and, by reason of timing, geography and my need for a cup of coffee, I found myself, this morning, wondering … Continue reading

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Time and tide

Time and tide To paraphrase someone famous – “there is a time and tide in the affairs of men and women…” – mmm could it have been Shakespeare? Anyway, I believe that time is now and the tide has just … Continue reading

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Back into the Liberal Democrat fold

Back into the fold Rejoining the Liberal Democrats Mid-March 2017 and I have rejoined the Liberal Democrat Party from which I `retired` in 1998 in order to devote my efforts towards establishing the Institute for Sustainable Development in Business at … Continue reading

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Europe resolution for Liberal Democrat Conference

Europe resolution for Liberal Democrat Conference There has been an interesting thread on Facebook in the last couple or three days about what might be the appropriate way for the Liberal Democrats to “Resolve” to address the European issue at … Continue reading

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