Author: Borthlas

Back to where we were

Tweet Few things could better underline the real impact on trade of Brexit than the fanfare greeting the agreement between the UK and SACU (the Southern Africa Customs Union), announced during the PM’s visit to South Africa. ...

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But where does it leave Wales?

Tweet It was reported over the weekend that a former president of the European Council has warned that a ‘no-deal’ Brexit threatens the breakup of the United Kingdom.  Like most independentistas, I tend to see that as a...

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The no deal that never was

Tweet I almost felt sorry for the Brexit Secretary, Dominic Raab, yesterday as he tried to spell out the consequences if there is no deal with the EU before departure day.  He was given an impossible brief: meet the needs of his...

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Putting the past behind us

Tweet I noted last week that there is no such thing as simple objective history; facts and events are always selected and interpreted from one or other point of view.  It’s something that strikes me time and time again looking...

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