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Passionate European, Irish living in Oxford. Hoping to get my life back when the U.K. decides to rejoin the EU.
Striding into the light, smiling, arm in arm.
It is a strange thing that John Lewis & John Hume would both pass in such a short space of time. Civil Rights in the North was inspired by Civil Rights in the US. In 2013, Lewis and Hume linked arms as they crossed the Peace Bridge - huge mutual respect https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/07/20/metro/john-lewis-other-bloody-sunday-other-john/
A great man. May he rest in peace.
I retweeted this y’day but retweeting it again today. The peerage list is an inflection point. The old rules are dead. Decency, shame, accountability. We the press, public & parliament need to take serious stock. This is a Trumpian moment. Johnson has changed politics. So must we
The last bastion of British exceptionalism falls today. Quarantine advice finally changes from 7 to 10 days. Turns out our virus *is* the same as other nationalities' virus. Who knew?