Issue 1 – 5 January 2021: Guston and Frozen Pensions



Universities and student unions must protect Erasmus stars

Erasmus: Universities & Student Unions must now reclaim the rights of students and staff to retain competitive advantage of British universities.


Pamplona to Santiago de Compostela – the last journey?

Martin Brice walks 700km across the north of Spain, from Pamplona in the north-east to Santiago de Compostela in the north-west.

Global Britain: the injustice of expats’ frozen pensions

Retired overseas expatriates are not entitled to increases in pension received by those in the UK, even though they have paid in the same.


On the significance of turbot

Did the menu of the recent dinner held in Brussels by Ursula von der Leyen for Boris Johnson feature hidden messages for the guest?




Los británicos tras el Brexit no podrán disfrutar de los beneficios de la UE… ¿se dan cuenta ahora?

The British after Brexit will not be able to enjoy the benefits of the EU. At this critical stage, a viewpoint for a Spanish audience


I will send a Doodle Poll shortly

In this new world of virtual communications, what are the words in an email that you most dread? Let me send you a Doodle Poll.

Can Bishops checkmate the “King of the World”?

Why should bishops from one church in one country of the UK have seats in the Lords?


The Davis Downside Dossier – keep up to date with the pluses and minuses of cakeism..


Hens in lockdown get poor Deal

Cases of avian flu (H5N2) in Deal lead to lockdown for hens.


Twelfth Fright

12 Benefits of Brexit, one for each of the Twelve Nights of Christmas.




When will I be jabbed?

When might you be offered a vaccination against CoVID? A number of online calculators are springing up to provide an estimate.


Another cataclysmic event

As 2019 drew to a close, the Apostrophe Protection Society closed down. Who will now defend us now, when the scourge is upon us?

Eye2i: Three Men on a Bike

Eye2i charts Paul Sorensen and Chris Rockell, and Chris Dowdeswell, as they cycle furiously from London to Istanbul.


The 2012 London Olympics inspired Sudanese exile Raga Gibreel to appreciate how important sport could be in bringing communities together.


Fit to Freight: cross-border cyber technology may solve truck drivers crisis

VSTE technology and the health passport works with all Covid testing protocols and provides secure technology and an audit trail of a truck driver’s Covid test results.



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