Brexit: The Poles – BBC’s ‘victim of the week’

29th June 2016 4

I am old enough to have been brought up on tales of Polish heroism during the Second World War. Every small boy knew about Monte Cassino and the sacrifices of Polish pilots during the Battle of Britain. The other night following the spraying of anti Polish graffiti on  the doors  of the Polish Cultural Centre in London,  the TV showed a … [Read on]

After Brexit; Down at the real Rover’s Return

29th June 2016 2

Few people in The Greyhound appear to have voted remain. For a small northern pub, this is not unusual. I’ve been doing the quiz here every Sunday for about fifteen years. It’s an ingrained ritual, one shared by my mother, aunts and various cousins who also appear around the same time. Many of the patrons who come here have been … [Read on]

Brexit. Those charming continentals and their Imperial Dreams

27th June 2016 1

At a recent dinner party in Budapest I heard an anecdote offered by a charming and sophisticated Continental man. Not a Hungarian, he had just that day been approached in a metro station here by a British holidaymaker asking how to buy a transport ticket. The charming and sophisticated European (of noble blood forsooth) asked how this fellow would vote … [Read on]

Brexit: A Yugoslav Denouement ?

26th June 2016 2

In between the nerve-jangling music relayed over the public address system in the supermarket nearest my house in France, there were today announcements about special offers of various comestibles. On each occasion the announcement ended by proclaiming that the comestible in question was produced in France. Next door the supermarket is one of those stores, more numerous in France than in … [Read on]

Brexin. Vote until you get it left

25th June 2016 0

Over a million and a half signatures have been gathered asking for the EU Referendum to be voted on again. Complainants say that the margin of the Leave side’s victory of less than 20% was too small in a turnout of 75% to properly represent public opinion. Solution: At birth everybody would be given a social security card containing a voting licence. Guidelines on how to vote would … [Read on]

Volunteer Web Developer

25th June 2016 0

The Salisbury Review is in urgent need of a web developer to assist our advertising. Pay nominal, political reward, immense.

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