It’s August. You don’t need another long essay on Brexit, examining why X said that Y is furious with Z because everyone is confused by Dominic Cummings and his t-shirts. And at this rate the non-existent Brexit talks about the WA will result in SFA leading to the fall of Boris and his replacement with a government of national unity, with a Prime Minister of national unity chosen by Andrew Adonis, who is leaning towards making it Sir John Major, or Ken Dodd, or Sweep from Sooty and Sweep.

You don’t have time for any of that rubbish, and neither do I. There will be plenty of time for that rubbish in September.

So, I’ll restrict this relatively short Brexit piece to a brief observation about the state of the situation and ask: isn’t it time for the EU to be a bit creative and move to avoid no deal?