Reset. What reset? After a much-heralded Downing Street ‘reset’ following the departure of Cummings and Cain, it soon become evident that it was business as usual.
Italian by birth, French by name, Devonian by residence, EuroDog is a true European. Her first series of cartoons examined Brexit from a dog's perspective and she actively campaigned for a second referendum in 2019. Recent cartoons have focused on a dog's view on C-19 lockdown and its aftermath, whilst the shambles of the current government is a continuous source of material. Facebook: eurodog123 Instagram: dogpawsforthought_cartoons
Unpacking Johnson’s messaging about his need to self-isolate: Johnson’s messaging to colleagues by Twitter and WhatsApp after he was contacted to self-isolate demonstrates a Trump-like understanding of Covid-19.
The going of Cummings: Whilst Johnson ponders the bigger picture, his Cabinet settles down to urgent business. At the end of the day, Dilyn the dog and Larry the cat reflect on what came to pass as Cummings and Cain left No 10 on a very special Friday 13th.
The world – and its dogs – heave a sigh of relief as sanity and empathy triumph in the US Election. Trump was the first President for 130 years not to have a Presidential dog.
Late again! Originally intending to hibernate until after the US election, EuroDog had to come out of hibernation to comment on the PM’s latest U-turn.
Hear, interpret, respond: After deciphering what is going on behind the news, EuroDog decides to ride out the current storm until a silver lining turns up next week – paws crossed….
National problems, local solutions. As some pubs are required to close under Tier 3 restrictions, staff develop local solutions to beat the across-the-board failings of Serco ‘Track and Trace’ and overcome limited lab capacity.
Despite claiming to ‘Back British Farming‘, parliament voted down Lords’ amendments to the Agriculture Bill which would have ensured food imports meet domestic standards of food and animal welfare.
Farm animals voice their concern about whether the House of Commons will take the opportunity when reviewing the Lords’ amendments to the Agriculture Bill on Monday 12 October to honour the commitment – as stated the Queen’s Speech of October 2019 – to recognise animals as sentient beings.
After a weekend call with Ursula Von der Leyen, Johnson capitulates on his own deadline and extends the Brexit trade talks by another month.
With Johnson likening his fitness to that of a butcher’s dog for the second time this year, the Association of Butchers’ Dogs (London Branch) calls an emergency meeting to discuss his defamatory statement.
Indecisive leadership and the lack of clarity of messaging continues through September. See Eurodog’s original collection here. How much more will it grow before the end of the year?
Glowing from the positive feedback from the recently released Moonshot snakes and ladders game, HM Government launches a new card game: ‘Happy Households under the Rule of Six’.
Moonshot: A fun-filled game of chance! HM Government has released a new version of ‘snakes and ladders’ to occupy citizens during self-isolation or new lockdown time.
As Conservative and DUP MPs vote to break international law, threatening trade talks, EuroDog contemplates what no-deal means for UK canines.
Where is our humanity? In a week in which the UK Government is further shamed by its willingness to break international law over the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, Border Collies team up with Newfoundland sea rescue dogs to demonstrate a more compassionate welcome to asylum seekers crossing the Channel.
No-deal Brexit threatens British farming: The annual campaign by the National Farmers’ Union to Back British Farming on 9 September was a timely reminder of the economic, welfare, safety and environmental benefits of the UK’s farming and food sector. Farming is for life, not just for one day!
Intermediate class reopens and the classmates share their feelings.
Despite the guidance to help classrooms to be safe, the likely realitydemonstrates the urgent need for a Plan B…
The U-turn approach of Johnson’s government, whilst creating uncertainty, at least results in some sound outcomes.
Whilst on another break from work during the government’s shambolic response to all matters covid-19, Johnson’s failure to comply with the Countryside Cose results in an early retreat from Scotland.
The first past the post (FPTP) electoral system – which bequeathed the Conservatives an unwarranted 80 seat majority in December 2019 – has enabled the Prime Minister, cabinet and government to act with impunity and unrivalled incompetence and with scant regard for the best interests of the electorate. Voting behaviour would change with proportional representation […]
Puppy dog training results: As sixth form students reel in the chaos and injustices of the A-level results, Johnson and Williamson share their satisfaction with another job well done.