Cuff Links

 

Apart from this Link ( and perhaps a few others which may creep in ) I endeavour to publish only original material.

The link outlinks to savethelink: an organisation attempting to challenge the proposals aimed to stifle outlinking.

The proposals favour larger publishers who may have the power over smaller entities to levy a charge for information.

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Copyright, and its protection is one thing, But charging a levy for information which is newsworthy is quite another.

Update: Since launching these pages I have added a European Cookie Banner, not just to be compliant but also because I love cookies, or as we British ( who are currently call them ) Biscuits.

I have also inserted compliant publisher come broadcaster compliance details. pertinent to Deutschland. I understand much of the reasoning behind laws, rules and regulations, although I  often think that as a species we are all foisted into adhering to constraints rather than the broader picture which may well eradicate mankind, if not vaporise every living thing on this tiny rock hurtling through space and time.

My personal:

Facebook page

Sloe Gin Lovers

Linkedin

ReginerateBlog Artisan Gin from Krefeld

Klarsicht Krefelder Bistrorant

The Webcircle FREE creatives portal

Klarsicht  Krefeld  based restaurant

Beehive: Save the Bees Community Group

*Please note that all the marketing I produce for friends, clients, and causes I do purely to help out, I neither receive nor demand any fees.

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My Personal Situation

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At the time of writing I am stood up using my ironing board as a workstation!

Why? Basically I spent probably 12 hours sat on the side of my bed, using my laptop…errr…on my lap, trying to put these pages together, with a view to lobbying 70 or so German MEPs with regard to #citizensrights during these supposed #Brexit negotiations.

I have now got severe pains in my calf.

I hope that it’s just a pulled-muscle rather than a blood clot. NB: I have a pump spray bottle of Nitrangin (R) within reach. ( It think it’s a derivative of nitroglycerin, so forgive me if I blow up! )

I haven’t had to use it yet for my extremely high blood pressure ( it’s a heart attack prevention medication ) which I believe opens up your valves allowing obstructions to flow through the network of veins, or should that be arteries? can’t remember.

My reasons for creating this site are mainly selfish.

I, through no fault of my own, am stuck in Germany, #Krefeld which is in Nordrhein-Westfalen ( NWR ) my wife, and partner of 30 years lives in The South of France, some 1250 kms away, and looks after my 15-year-old daughter who is studying at the local Lycée.

My eldest daughter is 19, and studying Filmat Lille University, which is some 950 kms North of where her Mother and sister are living.

It is a goodly drive of 3 hours from here to my eldest daughter, oh, and I have no car.

Sure we are much better placed than many, but circumstances dictate, at least at the time of writing that we could well be split up. I am depressed!

The Press, and the innumerable Forums I have joined are churning out confusing and contradictory information, all the time.

I am referring to the quandary that many of us #citizens, in the UK and indeed Europe, whereby it is NOT clear what is to happen to us.

I had previously lived in France for over 10 years, but circumstances brought me here. AND I have been here for some 4 years and for various reasons cannot re-join my family, nor return the United Kingdom.

I read about “settled status”… residing legally, dual nationality etc.

I can’t keep up with it.

I have, in my opinion, done everything right, paid taxes, and suffered through the complications of co-ordinating family life within this geographically impossible situation.

I have suffered a nervous breakdown and my wife has been extremely ill, and my daughter is currently undergoing treatment.

The stresses brought about, from what I see, as stemming from the simple arrogance and egomania of TWO individuals have become unbearable.

More to follow!

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