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"I protested in the only way I knew how": A politician explains his silent rebuke of Brexit leader Nigel Farage

Former Brexit leader Nigel Farage has long reveled in outraging the European Parliament with rants from the chamber floor: He notoriously once accused then-EU Council president Herman Van Rompuy of having “all the charisma of a damp rag and the appearance of a low-grade bank clerk.” 234 more words

Britain to pull out of drinking in moderation

Britain is to opt out of the EU policy of moderate drinking at meal times in favour of the traditional British policy of getting as drunk as a monkey on an empty stomach on a Friday night. 266 more words

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Early Morning Street Cleaners

gulls flock the town square
last night’s fast food vanishes
a round of applause

© Kim M. Russell, 2016

Image found on www.mirror.co.uk/

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Turtle Dove Duet

heads together
cooing a gentle duet
love’s ancient symbol

© Kim M. Russell, 2016

Image found on www.dailymail.co.uk

My response to Carpe Diem Special (3rd guest) Herman van Rompuy’s 3rd “birds in concert” 74 more words

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Hibernacula

under the willow
autumn piles up damp decay
toad hibernation

© Kim M. Russell, 2016

Image found on http://www.rspb.org.uk/

My response to Carpe Diem Special (3rd guest) Herman van Rompuy’s 2nd “inaugurate spring” 41 more words

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