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EU and British flag on pole

I studied the law of international and European institutions at University.  It was 1973 and the UK had just joined the European Community (as it then was).  I was a committed European and, after I graduated, I hot-footed it to Brussels for a six-month placement with the European Commission.

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Moving on

Characters from Thunderbords TV programme

It’s going to be a short blog post this month as I am absolutely knackered.  The combination of moving house and rampant insomnia has brought dark clouds to my normally sunny disposition  In the move I’ve lost the glass top to my Daum inkwell as well as six coffee cups and saucers with picture of human vital organs on them (a present from a Dutch friend who is an ENT surgeon).  And I’ve broken my favourite teapot.

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