I’ve recently been asked what I, as a ‘normal’ person actually do to fight against Brexit. It’s a question I regularly ask myself and come up with many different answers. I’m neither a politician nor a diplomat, I don’t know anybody in government who I could influence, and to have myself chained naked to the […]
Notes from Brexit Island
It’s been a little over a year now since the Brexit Referendum. A lot has happened in this year politically, but for me also personally and professionally.
You might know that I have started to engage in the debate personally. Maybe you are interested in my thoughts on the matter. If so, I invite you to read on. In the coming days and weeks I will write about my thoughts on the matter.
Obviously all the opinions I shall state are entirely personal opinions and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts of any groups or bodies with whom I am involved. I’m looking forward to exchanging thoughts with you.
A note due to personal experience: Any aggressive or insulting emails will be deleted unanswered (and usually unread beyond the first line).
When I spoke to a British editor of ARD (German TV) he said something that made me wonder: Out of all Expats based in England, he claimed, the Germans took Brexit the hardest. I wanted to protest. I have spoken to so many colleagues and friends from other Nations in a very similar way about […]
When an event has such a profound influence on your life, you need to try and understand how it came about. So why did the English (as it was mainly the English, as we know) vote for Brexit In the weeks and months after the referendum there were countless articles, documentaries, discussions and analyses on […]
I’ve been asked again and again in the last weeks ‘Why do you do all this? Why do you invest countless hours in campaigning, writing emails, meetings and not least sleepless nights?’ ‘Why do you let people insult you?’ ‘Why do you listen to uninformed jabbering?’ and again and again ‘Why don’t you just put […]