Return of the King: Foiled again

It looks as though would-be King John Wanoa has made another unsuccessful attempt to enter the country, this time via Belfast. In a live-streamed video yesterday, Andy Devine hemmed and hawed and prevaricated and tried to put a good face on it, but eventually had to admit that Wanoa had been denied entry to the…

What if they held a coup and nobody noticed?

How to sum up the past couple of days, following the deportation of would-be king Hoani John Wanoa, who seems to have set up semi-permanent residence on a bench at Hong Kong International Airport? Andy Devine, who at first seemed downcast by the utter balls-up of their grand plans for world domination, seemed to collect…

The Ballad of John & Andy

It’s being called “the Wellington boot”, a “botched putsch”: yesterday, having spent hundreds of donors’ pounds to get to the UK, Hoani John Wanoa, the would-be king of England, was unceremoniously popped back on the next plane back to Auckland, NZ. Wanoa, whose plans had included overthrowing Queen Elizabeth II and installing himself as King…

Devine’s Transferwise account frozen

Andy Devine is very, very, VERY angry, and he doesn’t care who knows it. Yesterday, in a live-streamed Facebook video, he announced that his Transferwise account had been shut down, and he is none too pleased. Devine, who lives in Greece, originally set up the account to receive “donations” from people in the UK who…