Articles by: Jon

EU Tweetup – still going strong

It started back in 2012 when Anne Laumen, Captain Europe and I decided to meet for a beer and invited other Twitter nerds along – #EUTweetUp was born. Now almost five years the ad hoc series of pub nights is still going strong. Anne has left Brussels and Captain Europe […]

Read More

Speech at the Pulse of Europe rally in Berlin

In the spring of 2017 the “Pulse of Europe” movement spread swiftly across Germany and into other EU countries as a response to rising Euroscepticism and perceived threats to liberal democracy in Europe. In Berlin for many consecutive weeks people would make their way to Gendarmenmarkt every Sunday to listen […]

Read More