Merkel says farewell to France.

This is what grown up diplomacy looks like. And what the EU project means to so many citizens on that vast continent. Whilst we sit outside the tent, drunkenly shouting at foreigners.

Beautiful. 🇪🇺
I find this intensely moving. Bridges not walls. Peace not jingoism and war-making. Cooperation not stand offs.We have made a terrible, terrible mistake. #BrexitBritain
I wish all those who lost their lives in WW2 could have seen this moment.
Contrast this with the state of the U.K. political system this morning. #TorySleaze #ToriesUnfitToGovern #ToryShambles #OwenPaterson
French people showing appreciation of Merkel with chants of ‘Merci Angela’ whilst corruption apologist Mogg tweets about the Battles of Agincourt & Trafalgar. I’ll always be less & less British and evermore European until #TorySleaze has been eliminated.
This person was sacked yesterday for not voting for the #TorySleaze package and has now been reinstated a few hours later because it’s a totally normal, well run country. The world is laughing at us. #TorySewageParty #ToryShambles #ToriesOut
The rage on sewage, Paterson, and subsequent u-turns are good. There is a queue of disasters waiting for u-turns and #BrexitChaos is in it. It’s not for now, but when people truly realise what #BrexitBritain means for them, it will be the same. It’s a when, not an if. #TorySleaze
Anyway, back to the grown ups at the top of this thread. 👆 #Europe

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What an ugly day. Urgh. Burning it off on the piano is the only way I know how to retune my own energy sometimes. Hope it calms any equally angry people a bit! 🎼🕊🕯
#music #piano #musicislife #wednesdaythought #meditate #improvise
Sums it up. Maybe it should be the name of my tune. 🤔 Image
Good night all. Here’s to a brighter tomorrow. It couldn’t be much darker than today. Could it? 🙏
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#wearamask #COP26Glasgow #DavidAttenborough #cop26
Because of attitudes like this and the ridiculous Rees Mogg ‘fraternal convivial spirit’ drivel, the Commons now has a major #COVID19 outbreak; staff being told to work from home, masks mandated etc. Selfish and stupid. They carry these traits, and the virus, everywhere.
Sir Jeremy Farrar has resigned from SAGE because of the government’s refusal to listen to scientific advice on #COVID19 measures. With the PM’s example, or lack of it, on the world stage, this is no great surprise frankly. Reckless incompetence. #wearamask #ToryCovidCatastrophe
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So far the PM has made a speech about James Bond, done a car crash interview about cutting tax on domestic flights and new coal, fallen asleep, and announced he’s flying back to London tomorrow.

Planet saved.
#COP26  #COP26Glasgow #ClimateEmergency
Odd that a PM who took back control of all national legislation by leaving the EU can’t change the National Planning Policy Framework by law and ban all new U.K. coal, with his big majority isn’t it. Well it isn’t at all odd, because he can.#COP26Glasgow #cop26 #ClimateEmergency
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#COP26 #ClimateAction #hiring
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One of the most extraordinary human beings on this precious earth, fighting to save it from our own species.

Spellbinding, moving, eloquent.

To those who are deaf to his pleas, all future devastation is on you.
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With everything going on at #COP26 I have never found the billionaire spaceship ten minute joyrides more unedifying.
So so powerful. #COP26 #COP26Glasgow #ClimateAction
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If you hate Insulate Britain, you’d have hated the Suffragettes. Without civil disobedience, black students wouldn’t have been able to attend university in Alabama, India wouldn’t be independent & South Africa would still have Apartheid.

Protest means progress.
The problem with Richard Madeley and Mike Graham and all those types is that if they'd been on the air in 1913 they'd have been grilling Emily Wilding Davison's supporters on how mean it was to disrupt ordinary horse racing spectators and what about the horse.
Block button very busy already today. 🤦🏻‍♂️
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He has no idea, and isn’t interested. The problem in a nutshell.
It’s such a problem this. People really have no idea of what is coming with the #ClimateCrisis, and sort of numbly switch off to it. When it really explodes (it’s already started), they will all say there wasn’t enough warning and more should have been done. 🤦🏻‍♂️ #ClimateEmergency
Someone just told me they've been waiting for climate change since they were 15 (which I assume was about 40 years ago) and nothing's changed in that time. I block all climate science deniers instantly, there is no time to waste on that shit.
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