‘Don’t let Brexit break your heart!’

1.6 million relationships have ended because of Brexit, according to a survey by online dating website ‘eharmony’. Relatives are rowing, friendships have broken but, saddest of all, some families might be split up. At Bath for Europe’s February Rally, Véronique Martin, born in France but living in Britain for over 30 years having married a … More ‘Don’t let Brexit break your heart!’

Of Love and the EU

This is the text of the speech delivered by Véronique Martin at the Bath for Europe monthly rally on Sunday 3rd February 2019. Hello everybody! I am Véronique Martin, I am French, a Bathonian and a European. I am also the co-editor of the book In Limbo: Brexit testimonies from EU citizens in the UK and … More Of Love and the EU

Three Lies in a Row

Three lies in a row. As we sleepwalk to the cliff-edge, Theresa May repeats her manufactured mantra: “We are taking control of our borders, our money and our laws.” All three claims are not true. Existing border regulations allow member nations to track and expel EU people who don’t pay their way after three months. … More Three Lies in a Row

“The Future of the EU: Ever closer Union or just good friends?”, Professor Jeremy Clegg, 12th February, 7:30 pm, BRLSI, Queen Square, Bath

What is the European Project? If you use the term, you probably are either a fan or an enemy of this wonderful shorthand for greater European unity. As the UK grapples with the complexity of this decades long inter-governmental venture, the Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution will be hosting a timely talk on the … More “The Future of the EU: Ever closer Union or just good friends?”, Professor Jeremy Clegg, 12th February, 7:30 pm, BRLSI, Queen Square, Bath

Monthly rally and march, Sunday 3rd February, meet at 2 pm at Bath Abbey Churchyard

EU, we love you! If it’s the first Sunday of the month, it’s time for our monthly rally to send the clear message that we, the people, want a #PeoplesVote! Meet at Bath Abbey Churchyard and bring your placards calling for a #PeoplesVote! Valentine’s Day is approaching and we don’t want Brexit breaking our hearts! … More Monthly rally and march, Sunday 3rd February, meet at 2 pm at Bath Abbey Churchyard

Twittersphere twaddle

I spend far too long on Twitter and Facebook these days. Seeking out people who support Brexit in the hope of sowing a seed that may make them look differently at what it means. When you get deep into Brexit groups, however, you become aware there’s quite a machine pumping out false information which is … More Twittersphere twaddle