Mr Bean’s Ode to Joy – the ‘European Anthem’ and Thoughts about Europe.

Hi everyone,

I had to share this. Someone who read my post last week sent me the link to Mr Bean doing the ‘Ode to Joy’, or European Anthem. My father and Mr Bean obviously had a lot in common. 😀

I think my Dad actually got there first, but the Mr Bean clip is refusing to allow me to write anything else underneath it… OK, Mr Bean, you win. My Dad was funny, but not that funny!

Now I want to write wise thoughts about Europe, which is kind of fitting when it comes to the European Anthem. I’m going to content myself with linking to this excellent, up-to- the-minute, summary from We Are European.

http://www.weareeuropean.eu/2017/08/is-brexit-lose-lose.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+WeAreEuropean+%28We+Are+European+%29

And now I’ll leave you with Mr Bean, and the hope that we get over our insular British nonsense! (How long does it take for people to wake up?) Incidentally, I understand the European Anthem symbolises not only the European Union, but also Europe in a wider sense.  A beautiful thing that we have been privileged to be part of… and that I sincerely hope we can be fully part of again.

Enjoy!

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