...goes, "Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering." Waiting for an outcome which will affect our futures, Brexit, is painful. Really painful. My friend Steve still works in the European ... sat down on the steps of the European Parliament and wept, forgetting is not painful, at least up until that fateful night in June 2016, but waiting for what is going to happen to us most certainly is.