I Hate the Tories

I hate the Tories.  And now it’s getting personal.  Just as I’m about to move to France there’s a pack of them who want to leave Europe.  I’m not just talking about the EU either.  I think lots of them would love to leave the continent behind.  And the 21st and 20th centuries come to that.

When will people in this country begin to accept that we are no longer a super-power? When will they realise that we should never aspire to ‘punch above our weight’ and think we have some divine right to interfere in other nations’ business? When will they stop thinking that the Tories are our betters?  When will they stop electing people who have been educated as a caste apart from them and don’t have their interests at heart?

When will we grow up as a nation?

Hum, I feel better for that.

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About Martin Lake

Martin Lake lives in the French Riviera with his wife. After studying at the University of East Anglia he worked as a teacher, trainer and company director. A serious accident shattered his arm and meant that he had to rein back his work. He decided to concentrate on writing and is now writing full-time. He writes a wide range of fiction. His main interests are historical fiction, short stories and fiction for young adults. Martin has a series of novels 'The Lost King' which are set in the years following the Norman Invasion of England. They concern Edgar Atheling, last representative of the ancient English royal dynasty and his fight to regain the throne from William the Conqueror. Martin has also published 'Artful' the further adventures of the Dodger and 'Outcasts' a novel about fall of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem. His latest novel, 'A Love Most Dangerous' is about a maid of honour who becomes the lover of Henry VIII. Martin’s work has been broadcast on radio. He won first prize in the Kenneth Grahame Society competition to write a story based on 'The Wind in the Willows.' You can get the collection, 'The Wind in the Willows Short Stories' from Amazon.
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