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@ST I punnetted about 20 trays of blueberries today for the market
160 large punnets
They come from Peru... the plastic trays would make perfectly good shop shelves and would have gone to waste, but a local pensioner turned up

Nov 15, 2018 at 4:34 PM | Registered Commenterstewgreen

Nov 15, 2018 at 2:40 PM | M Courtney
Nov 15, 2018 at 2:00 PM | Supertroll

BREXIT will only get harder now. The EU's attempts to sabotage BREXIT and punish the UK, whilst still holding power over the UK are 19th Century European politics:
"Prussia's chancellor Otto von Bismarck suggested shelling Paris to ensure the city's quick surrender and render all French efforts to free the city pointless, but the German high command, headed by the king of Prussia, turned down the proposal on the insistence of General von Blumenthal, on the grounds that a bombardment would affect civilians, violate the rules of engagement, and turn the opinion of third parties against the Germans, without speeding up the final victory. It was also contended that a quick French surrender would leave the new French armies undefeated and allow France to renew the war shortly after. The new French armies would have to be annihilated first, and Paris would have to be starved into surrender."

Nov 15, 2018 at 3:39 PM | Unregistered Commentergolf charlie

I don't think there are any credible Brexiteers. It was neccessary for someone to take up the reins but none of them wanted that chalice. It wouldn't susprise me if pre-referendum, Cameron's cabinet didn't choose straws to make sure there were people positioned on either side of the debate to take over whatever way it went. None of them want it, our politicians have been infantilised by subservience to Uncle Europe. None of them want to actually have to do difficult things, make difficult decisions, and have nobody to blame except themselves. Our political establishment are babies.

Nov 15, 2018 at 3:38 PM | Unregistered CommenterTheBigYinJames

"they took their foot off the Fear pedal last time because they thought it was a shoe-in"

The same applies to Brexiteers. They did a poor job of selling Brexit to start with, never expected to win and then after the vote, they went to pieces. They've forgotten to sell Brexit, even though there is more evidence than ever that the EU is going in a direction we never intended to go. Those people who might have been better Brexit leaders went off the boil. Boris concentrated on his willy, not on his job. Gove got God delusions and convinced himself he had a shot at the top. The Brexiteers should have been standing up to May about preparing for a no deal not leaving it till the last minute to make a fuss.

Nov 15, 2018 at 3:32 PM | Unregistered CommenterTinyCO2

Everyone knows that a 2nd referendum will vote Remain. This is because it was a wonderful fluke that they took their foot off the Fear pedal last time because they thought it was a shoe-in. The last two yearsof struggle, woe and dire warnign has been a campaign for the 2nd referendum to make sure the plebs answer correctly this time.

We're a hardy bunch here, we don't like being pushed around and we'll stick with what we want. But most people, god love em, are easily swayed, easily scared by experts and the BBC, wish to avoid argument, just want it all to go away (back to how it was) - if asked again, I would expect it to be 60-40 for Remain.

Stand by for it.

Nov 15, 2018 at 3:16 PM | Unregistered CommenterTheBigYinJames

Supertroll, You think too much of people.
Fear aids Remain as we are already here. Going out there is scary.
The panic in Westminster spreads fear.

Nov 15, 2018 at 2:40 PM | Registered CommenterM Courtney

I never, ever thought I would agree, in entirety, with a statement made by Jacob Rees-Mogg, but I cannot fault what he said on an ITV News interview a few minutes ago. The infernal arrogance of the EU believing they can, with impunity, interfere with the internal politics of the UK. I suspect the last 48 hours will have caused a huge drop in those supporting remain.

Nov 15, 2018 at 2:00 PM | Unregistered CommenterSupertroll

There is no Irish dimension .
As the Irish have been replaced already .
However there is a Dublin Castle dimension.
It has been fascinating how seamlessly they have replaced servility to the UK with servility to the new union.
There is a continuity in that regard for sure.
For what it's worth in the ballot box arena the " nationalist" parties of Sinn Fein and the SNP have been completely exposed during this time and I predict they will be a fracture .
Already a prominent southern Sinn Fein politician had left the party because of the abortion thingy.
Watch this space.

Nov 15, 2018 at 1:57 PM | Unregistered CommenterThe Dork of Cork

Nov 15, 2018 at 9:47 AM | stewgreen

Is Lord Deben going to push water buffalo burgers down his Grandchildren's throats?

Nov 15, 2018 at 1:25 PM | Unregistered Commentergolf charlie

Nov 15, 2018 at 10:07 AM | Uibhist a Tuath

Having turned Hippy Dippy Green, the BBC is now preparing the UK for MEATEXIT.

Nov 15, 2018 at 12:05 PM | Unregistered Commentergolf charlie

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