The many quiet "Thank you for being here" comments from passers-by is enough for me to know that taking action, even if it just gives one person some hope and joy, is totally worth it. :-)
It’s been a rude awakening for me that freedom, rights and democracy have to be fought for. There is so much to stand up for whatever the cause.
Billionaires don't spend millions deploying weapons-grade psy-ops and hiring thugs to beat up protesters, murder MPs, just to be foiled by simple grass-roots people-power. But, but but ...
I made an effort when the weather was poor because I knew that was when numbers could be low at the protest. I got extremely wet and very cold on numerous occasions!
I couldn't vote in the referendum and I felt very wronged, because after 26 years living and working in the UK, I loved this country as if it was mine.
The press portrayed the protest as always aggressive. Mainly it was an object lesson in peaceful civil disobedience.
I was mainly involved in the number 10 vigil from Feb 2017 onwards, with various associated stunts, and then SODEM when I could, and one off protests...
I have had the opportunity to speak face to face with Johnson, Cummings, Gove, Rees-Mogg, Farage, Francois and others and tell them exactly what I thought of them and Brexit.
I wanted to fight Brexit in the memory of my Father, who was rescued from Dunkirk, but died in peacetime in France.
I came to oppose the biggest mistake the country has ever made: Brexit.