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or Ireland:Britain as Algeria:France
Evidently, Simon Coveney, lackey, agrees.
Mr Coveney and Mr Johnson differed too on the duration of the transitional arrangements around Brexit; the Irish side believe the ["]UK["] needs a period of up to five years after quitting the EU in March 2019, the UK side believes it should be two.
I predict, he will not be invited to sit at the cashier's windoq to count out the coins, 2019 or 2024[!]
Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
As in this instance, he says things of no obvious consequence simply because they flatter his audience who, he presumes, will applaud him and laugh at his jokes.
In foreign countries, anybody who publicly agrees with him is either has a financial interest in doing so or is too stupid to see the con.
keep to the Fen Causeway
"We also spend less in euros: because my pension is paid in sterling, it now makes sense to pay a shopping van service to bring over groceries from the UK."
Lorna Cooke, a retiree who lives with her husband in Morbihan in Brittany says that they were aware that their lifestlye would be subject to exchange rate fluctuation when they bought their house in France in 1996.
Your confidence in the ability of May's government to get such a deal is touching.
A friend of mine in SW France says there are several deliverers who take large orders for UK supermarkets bringing back those essential staples of cultural affirmation. A van filled with 100 + grocery orders makes quite a nice living.
In Spain my not only are there UK vans, but Imy sisters tells me there are Dutch and German ones too.
keep to the Fen Causeway
Given the distance it would probably be easier to organise a wholesale franchise than to do the man+van thing.
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