Tag Archives: uk

Loose Hannan

A Brexit campaigner named Dan/ Admits things aren’t going to plan – / We’re chasing, he feels,/ The worst of all deals;/ The shit is now hitting the fan./// A Brexit campaigner named DanAdmits things aren't going to plan – … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gas Power Stance

Sajid made a stand from the start/ With legs that were splayed wide apart,/ The power position/ A top politician/ Adopts when he’s bracing to fart./// Sajid made a stand from the startWith legs that were splayed wide apart,The power … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Nothing Succeeds Like Succession

The transfer of power’s begun/ The Commonwealth speaking as one/ And by some coinc-/ -idence naming a prince/ Who happens to be the Queen’s son./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43840710 The transfer of power's begunThe Commonwealth speaking as oneAnd by some coinc–idence naming a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Taking Back Passport Control?

Brit passports of burgundy hue,/ Post-Brexit, will turn a dark blue,/ A major advance/ For workers in France,/ Who’ll make them (inside the EU)./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43489462 Note: for a month or two now, Twitter user Guillaume Cingal has been translating many … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Vladi Well Done!

There is an old fellow named Putin/ With whom the UK is disputin’/ But whose reelection,/ With some genuflection,/ Old Juncker and Trump are salutin’./// https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/mar/20/tories-attack-junckers-nauseating-letter-congratulating-putin There is an old fellow named PutinWith whom the UK is disputin'But whose reelection,With … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

War of Nerves

The UK is warning the Russians/ Of very severe repercussions;/ The Kremlin denies/ It’s poisoning spies/ But faces some awkward discussions./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43377856 The UK is warning the RussiansOf very severe repercussions;The Kremlin deniesIt's poisoning spiesBut faces some awkward discussions.#RussianSpy #SalisburySpy … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Beastly Weather

The temperature* sharply decreased/ Great blizzards of snow were released/ And stories were written/ Recounting how Britain/ Fell prey to The Beast From The East./// *Apologies if you pronounce all four syllables in this word – I’m working on the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Unhealthy Intervention

The President got in a mess/ Attacking the Brits’ NHS,/ Which, though his pal Farage/ Is apt to disparage,/ The people want more of, not less./// https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/feb/05/trump-pro-nhs-marches-universal-healthcare-farage-fox-friends The President got in a messAttacking the Brits' NHS,Which, though his pal FarageIs … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Entente Commerciale

In Britain, the leader of France/ Set out what would greatly enhance/ His cooperation/ To block immigration -/  A sizeable sterling advance./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42723401    

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Talking Shithole

United States President Trump,/ Whose words are produced from his rump,/ Was rude about Haitians/ And African nations/ And branded south London a dump./// https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jan/12/donald-trump-visit-to-london-called-off-amid-fears-of-mass-protests United States President Trump,Whose words are produced from his rump,Was rude about HaitiansAnd African nationsAnd … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment