This really is a beautifully judged piece of writing. And such nobility and generosity of spirit. Does the country that elected Johnson deserve friends like these?
My love letter to Britain: family ties can never really be severed | Frans Timmermans
A beautiful love letter to Britain from People often ask me how our European friends see us since the Brexit vote: this sums up the best of it It’s about celebrating difference and ties that continue to bind. And, yes, love
One day we'll return to the heart of Europe where we belong. Sadly there will be lots of pain and heartache along the way as the false Brexiter slogans are blown to smitherines one by one.
Frans Timmermans addresses the totally unnecessary madness of Brexit, the misguided British exceptionalism and also the mutual affection between Britain and the EU at the same time. It o so resonates with me.
My love letter to Britain: family ties can never really be severed | Frans Timmermans | Opinion | The Guardiank
My love letter to Britain: family ties can never really be severed | Frans Timmermans
β€œBeing in one of your schools made me more Dutch than before. Because there is no better way to be made aware of your own culture than by being immersed in another.”