CAN THE 1801 UNION CHART HELP US PREDICT WHERE BREXIT WILL END? A lot has happened in British politics in the last month. As Mercury turned retrograde for the last three weeks of March, things seesawed back and forth, catapaulting Parliament from one shambles into another, with the Prime Minister and the House of Commons vying… Continue reading Brexit: Is the UK really in danger of breaking up?
A lot can happen in two years, and my goodness, there have been so many twists in this particular tale since that historic (and controversial) vote back in June 2016. In the last week, though, things have seriously ramped up, both for the UK and its current prime minister, as the March 31 deadline rapidly… Continue reading Brexit: Deal or No Deal?
On Friday the 24th of June 2016, many Brits woke up to the shock of their life - the EU Referendum poll had yielded a voting result no one had expected - the Brexit camp had won by a margin of 4%. As the reality began to sink in, Leave voters began to celebrate, whilst elsewhere, there… Continue reading Shock & Awe: the Brexit vote postmortem
After the surprising, even shocking results of the UK's May 2015 general election, culminating in the mandate for a clear Conservative majority government, I thought I should write a follow-up column to my election forecast for May the 7th. Who, for instance, would have thought that by lunchtime the day after the elections, three party leaders… Continue reading 2015 UK Election Postmortem
DO THE SPRING ECLIPSES POINT TO A LABOUR VICTORY? As voters go to the polls today, I thought it was a good idea to have a look at the astrology around what promises to be one of the most exciting general elections for some time, to see what it might tell us about possible outcomes. Given the… Continue reading UK General Election Predictions