Dear Mr Angry-Brexiter-in-the-Street

Bath for Europe

A number of our group spend considerable time on the streets of Bath, leafleting commuters and passers-by or speaking to people at our street stall. More often than not, our experiences are positive. We’ve had people thank us, even hug us, and have thought-provoking, enlightening conversations with us. Only a minority of encounters turn nasty. Such a run-in prompted a campaigner amongst us to pen this.

Photo ©

Dear Mr Angry-Brexiter-in-the-Street

Please don’t call me “love”.  It’s intensely patronising and, actually, I’d rather not accept any terms of endearment from you.

To you I may look like a dumpy, delusional middle-aged woman wearing a daft beret who needs the benefit of your manly wisdom.  But believe me, your superior stature and possession of a penis do not automatically bestow you with an intellectual advantage.

While you’re at it, it would make things much more pleasant for me if you didn’t invade my…

View original post 456 more words