Coronavirus: the second wave

In an interesting intervention, Prof. Hugh Pennington writes in the Telegraph that there is no evidence to suggest a coronavirus “second wave” is coming. He’s right. There isn’t any evidence.For quite a while now, it’s been pretty obvious...

Brexit: rage-tinted spectacles

On a site, until the advent of Covid-19, that was dedicated to Brexit, we’ve been remarkably remiss in not following the ins and outs of the “future relationship” negotiations as we lurch towards the end of June and the near-certainty of a refusal to...

Coronavirus: thick as mince

The one thing for which we can thank Dominic Cummings is his popularising the phrase “thick as mince”. Even though it’s had currency since 2006, few had heard of it before he so spectacularly applied it to David Davis in 2017.Giving it an airing...

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