I’ve decided to close this blog down – the posts will remain, but I’ll not be posting any more. I will however be posting on “From Brexit to Ex-Brit” at www.frombrexittoexbrit.com – about my progress in taking Austrian citizenship. The new blog will be less about my thoughts on Brexit and more about the decision of and process involved in naturalising. Thanks for reading this blog and see you on the other site!
A member of the pro-Remain Facebook group The 48%, the Facebook presence of the website 48andbeyond.com, has conducted a survey of group members – and got over 1,300 responses. The article she wrote about the findings of the survey prove interesting reading.
Austria’s Presidential Election is finally over, Renzi loses in Italy and the Supreme Court Hearing takes place…
In a year where the only certainty has been uncertainty – particularly as far as election results have been concerned, the acceptance of the result in the postponed re-run of the run-off for the President Election was a relief – marking at least in Austria the end of the political year dominated by the “Bundespräsidentenstichwahlwiederholungsverschiebung“. Back in May, with Van der Bellen and Norbert Hofer too close to separate from physical votes cast, we had had a nervous weight for a result – Austria’s news providers’ webservers crashing seemed to collude to make the announced results at 4pm on the Monday back in May after a Sunday vote even more tense. Continue reading “A collective sigh of relief from Austria – Putting the Bundespräsidentenstichwahlwiederholungsverschiebung to bed”