All posts in Perspectives

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June 27, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

They have certainly burst all the pretty balloons, but unfortunately, they haven’t chased all the clowns away. Is it time to wake up – all dreams must end – take […]

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The UK and Brexit: The aftermath – and the questions

June 25, 2016, by Jonathan Mills

OK, so the UK has decided to leave the EU. Why? There have only been three core reasons to leave. Political Accountability, the Economy and Migration. ...

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Brexit: The foreign policy implications

June 25, 2016, by Mark Leonard of the ECFR

The people have spoken. But the June 23 vote to leave the European Union is only the beginning of what will be a long and uncertain process of divorc ...

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The day after Britain said no

June 24, 2016, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

Nobody can tell exactly what Europe will look like after Brexit – the abstract little word that the media and politicians have been repeating withou ...

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    Brits abroad: How Brexit could hurt expats
    June 21, 2016, by Susi Dennison and Dina Pardijs

    A British exit from the EU could jeopardise the jobs, homes, and healthcare of the 1.2 million Brits living in Europe, according to new research from the European Council on […]

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    Last Brexit to nowhere
    June 18, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

    This is my last and final rant about the Brexit – stay or remain – until the final vote is cast. I will not complain, diminish, demonise, belittle or demean […]

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    Boris and The Goldfish Bowl
    June 14, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

    If the World was just a goldfish bowl, Am I looking out or looking in? Are the things I see, As I should be, And, shall I sink or swim. […]

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    Death in the afternoon
    June 1, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

    The mindless piffle which is being peddled by Brexit campaigners in order to influence voters in the forthcoming EU referendum, has reached a point in its silliness, that I for […]

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    Billy Bunter and the Brexit
    May 23, 2016, by Patrick Brigham

    Watching the Brexit circus from a safe distance in Greece, I can’t help feeling that I have seen it all before. I think it took place on British television in […]