Saturday, 18 November 2017

Sunday, 12 November 2017

Monstrous, Humiliating National Crisis

https://pipparathborne.wordpress.com/2017/11/12/monstrous-national-crisis/
"A PAINFUL, MONSTROUS NATIONAL CRISIS"
"There is an aspect of national humiliation associated with what is going on. The triggering of article 50 was so monstrously premature." David Miliband, The Guardian.

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

When the joke is over


Brexit Photo © MHP
When men come to be undeceived, it is too late; the jest is over, and the tale hath had its effect....like a physician, who hath found out an infallible medicine, after the patient is dead. Jonathan Swift.


“Mrs May condemns Catalonian nationalists for 'a reckless act of separatism' that 'risks casting their people into a wholly unnecessary calamity'.”
(BBC website)


"To know thyself is the beginning of wisdom." Socrates

"There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake." Jonathan Swift


Truth Unacknowledged bronze sculpture by Paul Dalou (1838-1902).
Image: WGA

"You should never be ashamed to admit you have been wrong. It only proves you are wiser today than yesterday."  Jonathan Swift

 “It is the right of those of us who voted to remain [in the European Union] to continue to speak for what we believe is in our country’s best interest and not allow ourselves to be cowed into silence.” Ian McEwan


Sunday, 8 October 2017

Martin's Cat

https://mhphotographysecret.wordpress.com/2017/10/08/self-possession/

Calais Cat

https://pipparathborne.wordpress.com/2017/10/08/calais-cat/
La Vierge au chat (Madonna of the Cat)
Marble relief by Jacques du Broeucq  (c. 1505 – 1584)
Cathédrale Notre-Dame, Saint-Omer, Pas-de-Calais, France.
Image source: WGA