Yes, we lost, by a ludicrously slim margin, but our only (likely) choice is to move forward. Perhaps we needed to experience the gut-punch of having something we believe in and rely so heavily taken away from us, to understand how those in the forgotten corners of our country felt when they voted us out.
The campaigning is almost over... in just a few days we decide if we want to be part of the EU or not. I've tried to remain non partisan during the whole debate but as a small business owner in the creative sector I wanted to share a few thoughts on the subject before we all take to the polls.
Democracy is a very good idea in principle, but in practise sometimes it doesn't work in the way many would like it to. In that sense, it's a little bit like Ade Akinbiyi - weak, slow and doesn't get a lot done, but is probably worth a punt on deadline day because there's not many other decent options around.
The Vote Leave campaign has been coming out with some absolute crackers last week. "Turkey, Albania, Montenegro, Serbia and
We should stay in Europe not just because it is economically advantageous, though it is, but because we are a confident, an outward looking internationalist country. It is the right thing to do because we all have a moral duty to pass on a better world to our children. Britain is better in Europe and the world is better for it.
Unfortunately, for those people who really wanted to debate EU membership and consider voting to leave, they aren't going to get their chance. The referendum has nothing to do with those issues or even EU membership - and for this reason I would encourage everyone of a like mind (to leave) to vote Remain.