Benefiting who?

Some stereotypical slimy landlord, moonlighting as a Tory MP, sat in his four bedroom townhouse in Kensington. He has some connections here and there, which means sometimes his tax might slip by unnoticed, or he can go on a nice holiday, bill the taxpayers. Enjoy a lobster. Down the road in Brixton, there’s a family…

Calais is empty

Watching the orange men in their white hard-hats demolish the Calais “jungle” is disheartening. One man is going particularly hard with his sledgehammer, like he really hates the tents and piles of debris. Over and over he slams the ground with his hammer, over and over. Clearing out the Calais camp is a bit like…

Unpicking the Brexit omelette

I’ve looked inside the Brexit omelette. I’ve only found regrets and confusion in my slice. And omelette is a French word. Shit. “How do you want your Brexit, hard, or soft?” asks Theresa May, leader supreme of the almost Independent nation(s) of Britain. Somehow. Theresa May was bizarrely crowned prime minister a few months ago and so…