Author Archives: chiptheduck

About chiptheduck

Ambling through life in an uncoordinated fashion.

The Witless of Westminster

A couple of minutes listening to Prime Minister’s Questions demonstrates that intelligence is at a premium at Westminster. But now it seems to have deserted our parliament completely. A majority of MPs have voted to prevent No Deal, or more … Continue reading

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Where has all the Money Gone?

OK, UK taxpayers DON’T GIVE £350 million a week to the EU because they get some back, but they still GIVE £200 million net every week. And the UK isn’t the biggest contributor – we come third. The EU then … Continue reading

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A Great Institution – Once!

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Lagos Urban Art 2018 – ARTURb

September saw the annual gathering of European street artists in Lagos, Portugal. As in previous years there are several new examples on the streets, although this year there was greater emphasis on creating works in the old town jail which … Continue reading

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Brexit Betrayal

I have sent the email below to my MP Bob Blackman, who supports leaving the EU and Hard Brexit, as do I. “Dear Bob Thank you for representing me so ably at Westminster and for responding to correspondence honestly and … Continue reading

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Lagos Street Art 2017 – Part 2

If you live in the Algarve region of Portugal you may have come across the street art in and around Lagos, or seen articles and images in the Tomorrow Algarve magazine. The huge mural by Mister Thoms featured in my … Continue reading

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Lagos Street Art – 2017

Followers of my occasional blog will know that I have an interest in street art, particularly around Lagos (in Portugal, not the Nigerian one). In conjunction with the local council, LAC (Lagos’ arts laboratory) invites artists from around Europe to … Continue reading

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