• What has the EU ever done for us?

    For this post, EU Perspectives, turns to Monty Python’s “The Life of Brian” and a  scene where the People’s Judean Front (PJF) plots to kidnap Pontius Pilot’s wife.  In between discussing how to get into their hated governor’s house, the conversation turns to, “What have the Romans ever done for us?”  Rather a lot as it turns… Continue Reading

  • Found in Translation: Fake Friends on a Mission Impossible

    Listening to some Brits (though by no means all) during debates in Brussels is rather like witnessing a bunch of party-poopers crashing the party. Whilst everyone else is having a great time, getting full-throttle into the swing of things, ready to pump up the volume, along come these Brits with sombre expressions, long faces and… Continue Reading