Milkshake

Avant Hari

Read a bit. Write a bit. Proud Brit and a citizen of the world, not just the EU.

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Just when you thought that the UK couldn’t be any more of a global trendsetter, we go and do something new. Yep, it’s the phenomenon of the milkshake and it all started with Tommy Robinson. Our social norms, to date, are such that they have always allowed for discourse and Continue Reading

The End of the Party?

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A month ago, I published an article on this site about the existential threat faced by the Conservatives. Four weeks on, and that ‘Tory Armageddon’ appears shockingly imminent, indeed, the ‘Extinction Level Event’ may already have occurred and we are witnessing the end of the Party. The cut up membership Continue Reading

The New Dawn

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Social media users are having a meltdown following the broadcast of the usual Sunday morning politics shows. The Andrew Marr show, in particular, has resulted in cheers for Nigel Farage from his supporters, with jeers in equal measure from all those who oppose him. Like it or not, it’s clear Continue Reading

Draining the swamp of Westminster

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A week is a long time in politics, and what a week it has been. The local elections were a disaster for the big two forces in British politics and even the Liberal Democrats could only celebrate a victory that arose from a combination of a low turnout and a Continue Reading

Solomon Grundy – A Conservative Tale of Woe

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Solomon Grundy.Born on a Monday.Christened on Tuesday.Married on Wednesday.Took ill on Thursday.Grew worse on Friday.Died on Saturday.Buried on Sunday.That was the endOf Solomon Grundy. Since its birth in the 1860s, the Conservative Party has lived on to a ripe old age. Having started life as the Conservatives and Unionists, the Continue Reading

Ode to Farage

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There was a young man called Farage.Who cooked up a plan in his garage.How cool would it beTo set Britain freeFrom a “democracy” that’s just a mirage?  Farage and his crew went to Brussels.They started to flex all their muscles.The Eurocrats cried,“You’ve all horribly lied.”Then began some magnificent tussles.  The Continue Reading