Close to Europe


This is a big day.

I have just returned from a polling station where I had to place a cross in one of two boxes. A very simple task, but one with a very big implication.

Depending on the results of my vote and the vote of millions of others today, Britain will either remain in the EU or decide to go it alone.

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Who do you think you are?


Well, I have to say, I didn’t see this one coming.

I had blithely thought that having spent 20 years overseas, running my own business, earning a good income, buying and selling a number of houses, driving cars, taking out insurances, owning multiple bank accounts & investments and generally being pretty grown-up that it would be easy to set myself up back in England.

Sadly, that has proved not to be the case.

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