Our wandering boys are on their way home from Iceland to Sacramento via San Francisco. Their route takes them over the desolate expanses if Greenland and northern Canada. No place to attempt a forced landing !
Mrs. May has set her date of resignation as Leader of the conservative Party as the 7th June 2019. Then we have the farce of the Conservative Party deciding who our next Prime Minster will be. Elected as an unknown MP somewhere or other he or she will not be put to the country as its Leader. For the uninitiated overseas reader, this is what we laughingly call “Democracy”. And who will that next leader be ? The media are pushing Boris Johnson, an accomplished serial liar who began his career by being sacked from the staff of The Times newspaper for making up a story, and went on to make it his chosen way of life at The Telegraph. He has been married more than once, has a number of children by various mothers and we know of at least one terminated pregnancy of a lady to whom he was not married. And if this horrible, despicable man is not the chosen one, who will be ? There is no one at Westminster in the current House of Commons who is Prime Minister material by virtue of ability or age, and I do not see anyone who could be levered out of the House of Lords as they did with Alec Douglas Home all those years ago. I think we are in for lean times, and I would not rule out civil disturbance as the polarities between left and right, leave and remain show no signs of breaking down. Indeed, leave or remain is a binary choice if you discount things like the Norwegian arrangement, and I do not see how you can compromise on that. I shall be at the barricades on the Remain side provided I don’t have to walk too far to get there.