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Nosemonkey's EUtopia

In search of a European identity

June 18, 2012
by Nosemonkey
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The FP Twitterati 100 – including me, it seems…

I appear to have been listed among prestigious company in Foreign Policy magazine’s Twitterati Top 100. I’m rather flattered, it must be said – not least because Foreign Policy’s been rather good of late. In fact, I have a draft … Continue reading

June 7, 2012
by Nosemonkey
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My return to blogging: A mission statement

There’s infinitely more being written about the EU these days than when I started this blog 9+ years ago. Some of it is excellent, some of it interesting, some of it utterly fatuous. My aim with this blog has always … Continue reading

December 3, 2010
by Nosemonkey
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Nosemonkey speaks: The EU in the UK media (and blogs)

As long-time readers will know, one of this blog’s lasting obsessions is the portrayal of the EU in the British media. Hell, the rampant bias and distortions (from both the pro- and the anti- camps) were pretty much what got … Continue reading

September 3, 2010
by Nosemonkey
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We are experiencing technical difficulties

I’m currently being migrated to a new server / hosting company, and upgrading to the latest version of WordPress at the same time – it appears that this is causing a few issues along the way. Apparently the RSS feed … Continue reading

May 20, 2010
by Nosemonkey
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This blog has been shortlisted for the European Parliament prize for Journalism 2010

Details here. I’ve been named the UK finalist in the internet section for my June 2009 post on the percentage of UK laws that come from the EU (also published on Liberal Conspiracy and BlogActiv). From the announcement: “An article … Continue reading