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by Bonefishblues
22 Oct 2019, 8:26pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 20434
Views: 499993

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Plenty of other countries where living is cheap for retirees. Choices are available for those who find themselves in difficulty. Absolutely. Pensioners finding themselves abruptly without healthcare provision and suffering a 30% drop in income should immediately cut all ties and walk to Tirana. Sno...
by Bonefishblues
22 Oct 2019, 8:19pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 20434
Views: 499993

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Plenty of other countries where living is cheap for retirees. Choices are available for those who find themselves in difficulty.
by Bonefishblues
21 Oct 2019, 8:33pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: PlusMinus
Replies: 50
Views: 1442

Re: PlusMinus

So why do supermarkets incentivise low value shopping via express checkouts, I wonder?
by Bonefishblues
21 Oct 2019, 3:38pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Flu Jab - side effects?
Replies: 79
Views: 2120

Re: Flu Jab - side effects?

I got flu this last winter. Not nice. I had my jab on Saturday. Similar aftermath to what's been reported by others, but liveable with.
by Bonefishblues
20 Oct 2019, 11:11pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 20434
Views: 499993

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

... most ordinary thinking people... Hate to break it to you Al, but you speak only for yourself. You forgot the other 17.4 million...the majority. But then you don't even live here so how can you possibly know. Out of Britain and out of touch. Enjoy the cheap plonk. Al A majority of the vote. Just...
by Bonefishblues
20 Oct 2019, 8:05pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 20434
Views: 499993

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Admittedly, but the true situation is more like a cat-herding competition. The true situation is entirely of the EU's making. What worries me is the rational of Country A gets more than they pay whilst Country B pays more than they get. We have seen the attitude of the Tories to Universal Credit an...
by Bonefishblues
20 Oct 2019, 6:32pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 20434
Views: 499993

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Hell, I'm not going there - let's just say some sort of close alignment with Europe. It's the only option that stands any chance of uniting the country, I think.

Losers lost, but not too badly. Winners won, not as much as they liked, but we are out.

Allegedly...
by Bonefishblues
20 Oct 2019, 6:00pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 20434
Views: 499993

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

I never wanted to join in the first place. We all know my sentiments on this! Yes indeed we know, because you've repeated those exact words I don't know how many umpteens of times on this forum! Could you perhaps come up with something a bit different? No. Can you come up with an alternative to wan...
by Bonefishblues
20 Oct 2019, 5:32pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 20434
Views: 499993

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

The EU is still recovering from taking on the old Iron Curtain countries when Communism collapsed. We're still carrying Greece as well, come to that. You need to remember that the EU isn't a club, as it's fashionable to say in the UK, but an economic arrangement formed to avoid internal conflict an...
by Bonefishblues
20 Oct 2019, 12:57pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 20434
Views: 499993

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Hello again, In my 70+ years I have seen so many changes on the ground, but also what words one is allowed to use without being called offensive! It is now at the stage where one can't say anything to move things forward. First World, New World, Third World all have been used then abused as Inappro...
by Bonefishblues
20 Oct 2019, 11:59am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 20434
Views: 499993

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Corbyn is now semi-detached and has been for some time. Principle has become dogma.
by Bonefishblues
20 Oct 2019, 11:54am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 20434
Views: 499993

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

The more I see of Tusk the more I like him. Good political operator, rather better than ours, by and large
by Bonefishblues
20 Oct 2019, 11:44am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 20434
Views: 499993

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Did anyone spot the most ironic moment of yesterday's parliamentary session?... When Johnson, one of the two very worst ever Prime Minister's the UK has ever had to suffer, was deservedly getting a thorough rebuke and bashing from various opposition, he suddenly gets praise and support from; yes yo...
by Bonefishblues
20 Oct 2019, 11:14am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'
Replies: 20434
Views: 499993

Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

...In my view the main roots of Brexit lie in the 2008 financial crash. The consequent erosion of wage levels and a Tory Govt. intent on maintaining their relative wealth (when all were affected) by imposing austerity on the poorer sections of society and then successfully blaming that on the EU th...