^ I didn't know what spurs were, they sound awful, poor you (all of you with them)
Musette, not sure if you missed it or were just tired and in pain, but on the previous page I have given partial feedback from a leave voter.
Thanks LfL, yes it was a ll a bit fuzzy last night, but I've had a pretty good night's sleep so things are back in focus
It was interesting to read what your mum said and I can understand it, I suppose, although there is a measure of double standards going on. It also strikes me that she thinks your dad won't be asked to leave because he's been here so long. It's typical of the attitude where people make exceptions for themselves and those they know - "Foreigners... immigrants... blah blah blah... Oh, I didn't mean you
!" Why does she think your dad will be treated any differently to anyone else?
I saw a film on FB this morning, interviewing British 'expats' in Spain, and the levels of arrogance, hypocrisy and total lack of self-awareness were staggering. The things they said about why they lived there, in a self-confessed ghetto (they moved to Spain for a better standard of living, they'd have nothing if they went back 'home', that they had now a settled life with good friends, that they keep the local economy going etc) are all things that 'immigrants' say here but which are ignored or judged to be 'different'. One old boy actually said the British are never 'foreigners' no matter where they go. Another admitted he had voted for Brexit because he believed it was 'right for the country' but insisted that he wouldn't be coming back to Britain. I'm not sure he will be given a choice in the matter but he clearly hadn't considered that