Balthasar van der Ast, Basket of Fruits, 1625 Oil on wood, Staatliche Museen, Berlin. Image: WGA
via Scorched Earth
Hope & Glory Martin Hübscher Photography ©19 October 2019
Clio, Muse of History reading a scroll
Attic red-figure lekythos, ca. 435-425 BC. From Boeotia. Louvre. Image: Wikipedia
Jan Swart van Groningen, Woman Lamenting by a Burning City 1550-55
Pen in black, brush in brown,
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Image: WGA
Stephen Goodall is still fighting for Britain, along with three younger generations of his family who were on the march of 23 March 2019 calling for our country to remain in Europe.
Other heroes of this national crisis are the people with the courage to have openly changed their minds: Remainer Now
The tarts of the Internet, the sublime opportunists of the home, the pragmatic survivors, the most independent inhabitants of the Kingdom, the cutest of the Cute, the choosiest of the Choosy, don’t want a hard Brexit, and anyone who knows cats knows they will get their way.
British cats in every home are telling their humans to
over 300,000 people have signed already
“Will of the People”: a potential leader for Stay in Europe.
King Charles Spaniel by Édouard Manet, oil on canvas, c. 1866. Image source: Wikipedia
The Brexit Government’s smooth ride, trampling over NHS, education, Welfare and human rights in its hurry to get to the Kill, has been jolted at last.
Over-excited by their gallop, Tory MPs forgot they represent an animal-loving electorate when they voted down the animal sentience amendment in the EU Withdrawal Bill.
For one brief moment, Leavers and Remainers in the country were united in patriotic indignation.
The Government had been stupid enough to expose the weak spot of all Conservative Administrations: being perceived as uncaring.
Instantly, damage-controlling directives went out to Tory MPs to Be Compassionate.
One Tory MP posted a video of himself Loving his Dog. The dog, Poppy, was not consulted or asked if she was reassured her rights were safe.
If Remainers elected a dog or a cat to be their leader today, Brexit would be stopped by the Will of the People tomorrow.