BREAKING NEWS!The EU27 has agreed that it will accept the UK’s request for a Brexit Flextension until 31 January 2020.
What’s a Flextension?
A “Flextension” is a flexible extension. This means that if MPs approve a Brexit deal sooner than 31.01.2020, the UK could leave the EU before 31 January. Under the draft plan considered by EU ambassadors, 1 December or 1 January would also be possible dates for Brexit in the event of a deal passing.
If you’re a British expat in Europe, use this time wisely!
I am British.
I live in Germany.
Each and every time.
The idea of BREXIT
In fact, the issue of Brexit is beginning to get drab.
And I’m bored of it.
If you haven’t a clue what I’m talking about or simply tuned everything out in the last few
years months, here are some links to get you going:
Now for British citizens in Europe and European citizens in the UK, Brexit isn’t funny at all.
Not for a single second.
Even though the outcome was expected to be close, the final opinion polls had pointed to a narrow victory for Remain in Europe, and was given a mighty blow when the real outcome stuck at Leave!
In fact, Britain’s decision to leave the EU has been the biggest assault on the unity of Europe since World War Two!
I’m not even shocked anymore.
I’m just angry, and bitterly surprised, at how close we came to establishing common sense with Vote Remain, on the UK’s EU referendum!
On the assumption that the people have spoken, and democracy has taken effect, Britain will have to live with the political, constitutional, diplomatic, and economic consequences, and that starts with the shockwave effect of other European nations calling for the same thing, and thus, creating a domino effect.
As a result of the appalling outcome, the British Prime Minister at the time – David Cameron - had no choice but to resign.
David Cameron will be remembered as the man who orchestrated the split of the Union of the Crowns in 1606 and the 312 years of Scottish joint establishment with the United Kingdom, and probably go down in history as the person who began the wave of the breakdown, and fracture, of a 61 -year international relationship with our neighbours – members of the European Economic Community, later to be known as the European Union!
I’m so glad that I live in Germany right now!
I put the blame on the mess and chaos that Britain is in, squarely on the shoulders of David Cameron.
What an idiot!
If you want to know more about what he did, here’s his book. It’s pretty awful, but let’s all have a bit of a laugh shall we?
As far as many Brits. are concerned, Germany is a saving grace.
Why are Brits clamouring to move to Germany or indeed, any EU nation?
If you were to ask my fellow patriots in the UK, why Germany is the last place on earth they would have thought would lead the way to a United Europe, albeit EU, the typical Brit would say Germany’s not very exciting, everything works, the people are über-efficient, the hotel that you booked 12 months ago is still standing, public transport is cheap, works enormously well, is punctual and clean, the weather is neither too hot nor too cold; there is real snow in the winter and you can ski in it.
The tourist guide is highly qualified, speaks a million other languages and is probably better at the English language than you are.
And goddamm it, it’s bloody Germany!
Read the links below:
And if you’re still confused read this or just read the books below.
Actually, I’d go for the books as they make easier reading and are far more entertaining!
If you’re British and thought this article would be utterly serious, you should really follow this link from the homepage of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community, otherwise known as the Bundesministerium des Innern, für Bau und Heimat, on citizens’ rights in the context of Brexit.
Quite frankly, in the political mess that we find ourselves, nobody is a winner!
We can leave the EU, but we can’t quit Europe.
Because Europe is our continent.
We won’t let those leaders determine our future with Europe.
We’ll somehow muddle through.
But for goodness sake, whether we end up with this form or that form of Brexit, or even no Brexit at all, if you’re British or European, get yourself ready!
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So what are you waiting for?
Thanks a million!
See you in Berlin.
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