In all our sanctuaries we sit at risk

Toad and the Bong


Some of the more ardent Tory Brexiters seem very exercised that, after all, Big Ben will not be breaking into song when the UK vacates the EU and seeks alternative residence in their delinquent yet decrepit Brexit wonderland.

And the lying Mr Toad, our bouncy new Prime Minister, is coming up with ingenious plans to soothe them.


We have a literary reference here : “The Spur” is a very short (four line) poem by W.B. Yeats. Line number four runs as follows: “What else have I to spur me into song ?”