Over the ten years that I have maintained this blog my posts noting the start of Summer Time have invariably been expressions of optimism. Putting the clocks forward has always seemed to me symbolic of something wholly positive.
Not this year, and certainly not this week which will see the British government take a giant step closer to an abyss,the depth of which nobody can accurately estimate.
Alastair Campbell tells the Remain movement not to give up: “When you see a car heading toward a cliff, you don’t keep driving."
A last minute reprieve? Might there be a Westminister equivalent of what happened last week in Washington, when Herr Drumpf was unable to prevail, powerless to replace Obamacare with the alternative he had promised his followers?
Dum spiro spero.