Food for a Brave New World

07/10/2016 // 0 Comments

Kathleen Garnett Over the past year we have seen Chem China merging with Syngenta from Switzerland. We see the two American giants, Dow Chemical and Du Pont looking to tie [...]

Truthiness in Brexit Britain

03/10/2016 // 0 Comments

The title “Truthiness” is borrowed from the comedian Steven Colbart and pretty much sums up the Brexit argument for leaving the EU. Truthiness is based on lots [...]

The Great Pretenders

14/09/2016 // 0 Comments

The one heralds from the EU’s south-eastern periphery and resembles a young, affable history teacher. He harks from the extreme left and represents a country that was once [...]

Moving forward: Silver Linings

30/06/2016 // 0 Comments

Kathleen Garnett For many of us the past few days have been painful. Brexit crushes our hopes and plans and lingers, like a smudge of polluting fume, on the horizon for the [...]

A Letter to the United Kingdom

20/06/2016 // 1 Comment

Over the past couple of weeks, many of us have been engaged in discussions with EU critics; we’ve avidly read opinion pieces and followed referendum chatter on-line. This [...]

Midsummer Madness

15/06/2016 // 2 Comments

Kathleen Garnett We British have a well deserved reputation for our stoic, phlegmatic approach to life. Whether you are a banker in Surrey or a baker in Grimsby, whether you [...]