Posts Tagged ‘EU’

Has another bogus theory has been thrown out there? Is it keeping us from the truth? It’s being reported this week that experts at the British Medical Journal are saying that you shouldn’t finish an entire course of prescribed antibiotics. They they say that reducing the use of antibiotics is essential to help fight the […]


London Calling

28Mar17

In Episode 26 of my radio show for America: Negotiations for Britain’s exit from the EU are getting nasty; The show is full of the joys of spring; Why Prince William, the heir to the throne is taking us all for a ride; More embarrassment for Britain’s Prime Minister; A call to a scammer; And […]


London Calling

08Nov16

Here’s what’s in Episode 8 of London Calling: I talk to one of the stars of America’s Got Talent, Las Vegas magician, Piff The Magic Dragon. He talks about making it big in America and his life in Britain before that. The latest twist in the Brexit story that could slow down the process of Britain leaving […]


Brexit Britain

14Oct16

Britain has solved it’s immigration problem. The thing is, it didn’t have an immigration problem. In July this year, the UK unemployment rate fell to 4.9%, the lowest since 2005. This happened at a time of record immigration. Fear of uncontrolled immigration was the number one reason people voted for Brexit but with an ageing […]


Mack Nuggets

04Sep16

Here’s what I’ve been up to on BOBfm lately… Inappropriate laughter; A bizarre wrong number; A leopard in the hotel room; If it’s got boobs or wheels, it’ll give you problems; Why Nancy won’t go back to London; 20 years since Oasis played Knebworth; Why the Daily Mail is great; Show us your tats; Is […]


True Brit

05Jul16

The British have a problem with commitment. Recently I mentioned how we never fully committed to the EU because we kept the pound, pints and miles per gallon. https://grahammack.wordpress.com/2016/07/03/in-continent/ The thing is, we’re not even fully committed to being Britons. We describe ourselves as Brit-ISH, as if we’re only a bit Brit. Like something that’s […]


In-continent

03Jul16

We shouldn’t be surprised that Britain voted “no” to staying in the E.U. We’ve never been fully committed to the idea of being European. We kept the pound as our currency instead of joining the Euro and haven’t fully adopted the metric system. Beer is still sold in pints and we use miles on our […]


Brexit Wound

25Jun16

If you punch a random stranger today there is a 51.9% chance they deserve it! That Tweet from @_GregJamison  summed up how a lot of people felt the morning after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The aftermath of the referendum result is immense. The pound has been pummeled, losing around 10% of its […]