Guest Post: Beware of Counterfeit Cabbages

Like all leading bloggers, I am occasionally contacted by people offering to write guest posts. Up until now I have resisted these requests but recently I was offered an opportunity to publish an important message which I believe it is strongly in the public interest to circulate as widely as possible and I happily agreed to allow its inclusion.

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November 13, 2017. #Brexit, Politics, Silly. Leave a comment.

Exclusive Interview: The Pound

You know what I’ve never done on this site before? An interview.

That’s because nobody wants to talk to you.

Today, and for the first time ever, I bring you an exclusive interview with The Pound.

Bullshit! You can’t interview The Pound.

Are you its agent then?

You know perfectly well what I mean.

Oh, right. Let me guess. The Pound is an abstract concept incapable of thought or communication and hence you can’t interview an abstract concept?

No. You can’t interview The Pound because it’s effing dead!

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October 21, 2017. #Brexit, Money, Silly. 2 comments.

The Real Brexit “Plan”

OK, so I am not great at prognostication, but it is not like I am charging you to read this stuff, or like your money is going to be worth anything soon anyway, so let’s get our crystal balls out and see if we can peer into the deeper darker realms of Batshit Brexit and try to divine what the real Brexit “plan” is.

Woo!

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September 23, 2017. #Brexit, Money, Silly. 2 comments.

Brexit Fact Check: The Rotting Fruit

Headline:

Corresponding fact:

  • Boris is talking out of his arse again.

OK. I’m making light of this but I’m not sure that this is funny any more.

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September 16, 2017. #Brexit, Money, Silly. Leave a comment.

Brexit Fact Check: The Low Hanging Fruit

Headline:

Corresponding fact:

  • Pound now: €1.1373 [1]

Rich! I’m rich! I’m… Oh sod it. I can’t even be bothered to be sarcastic about this drivel. It’s just too depressing.

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September 15, 2017. #Brexit, Money, Silly. Leave a comment.

Economic Illiteracy

BBC reports:

Oooh! Let me guess. £80bn for the right bollock and £55bn for left one?

No?

Well somebody has dropped a right bollock somewhere…

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August 20, 2017. #Brexit, Money, Politics, Silly. 1 comment.

Ask a stupid question…

It’s the silly season and everybody is on holiday, either physically or mentally.

So what do we have on the BBC Business News? Stupid questions, that’s what.

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August 13, 2017. #Brexit, Media, Money, Politics, Silly. 2 comments.

The headline you never thought you would ever have to read

You remember how we spent almost every breath from the rise to the fall of the Berlin Wall berating the Soviets for their restrictions on free movement? Well, weep in shame because this is currently the headline on the BBC News:

Yes. That is the UK talking about itself. Not Stalin talking about Ukraine. Not Mao talking about China. Not Hitler talking about pretty much everywhere. That is the UK talking about itself.

Take a moment. Stare at it. Notice how it looks like it fell in from another century, from another continent, from an aberrant parallel universe. Well, it didn’t. That is us. Right here. Right now.

It is the betrayal of everything that we are supposed to be. It is the betrayal of everything we ever pretended to believe in. It is a particularly vicious sort of hubris that ensures that when nemesis comes (and oh boy is it ever coming!) not one of our former friends will feel inclined to lift a finger to help us after what we have done to them. We are now the people we despised when we were children.

But don’t worry, Donald Trump still loves us. I’m sure that chlorinated chicken will soon be the very least of our worries.

July 27, 2017. #Brexit, Politics, Sensible, Travel. 1 comment.

Is money going out of fashion?

I believe that I have mentioned before that I am not an economist.

So lets talk a bit about “austerity” and so on…

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July 8, 2017. #Brexit, Money. Leave a comment.

“Patriotism”? Seriously?

BBC report: Brexit: Andrea Leadsom says broadcasters need to be patriotic

Seriously? This woman is an MP? Somebody who once aspired to lead her party?

I think it would be unpatriotic not to denounce her as an imbecile.

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June 24, 2017. #Brexit, Books, Politics. 1 comment.

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