Monthly Archives: February 2012

Who Pays The Farry Man?

Who pays Stephen Farry (Alliance-Rowntree), Minister for Employment and Learning? Well obviously we do. And Rowntree played a part too. I am intrigued that Mr Farry is Guest of Honour at a Belfast Chamber of Commerce “dinner” on 7th March. … Continue reading

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Boycotting Fruit Pastilles!

As a protest against Rowntree bankrolling the Alliance Party……¬£98,000 since 2007. I have decided to boycott Rowntree products. Noting my heroic intake of Fruit Pastilles, this should bring Rowntree to its knees……and the Alliance Party. Alliance………Leading Change……No. Alliance………Leading Chancers….Yes

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Clonard Lenten Talks

Pleasant Sunday evening at Clonard for the first Lenten Talk. This is a joint project with Fitzroy Presbyterian Church. The lecturer was Dr Philip Orr, a member of Fitzroy. About 200 folks in attendance, which pleasantly surprised Fr Gerry Reynolds … Continue reading

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Titanic 1912-1912….er 2012

OK….lets get this straight. A big ship¬†“Titanic” was built in Belfast. It sank on its maiden voyage in 1912. It was a tragic loss of life (1,512 people died). In my youth, I knew people who claimed to have worked … Continue reading

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Bombay Street, Belfast

Photograps taken in Bombay Street, Belfast in February 2012.

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Capital Assets Transfer Seminar………What Was That All About?

Yesterday I attended a seminar at the Farset International House…on Capital Assets Transfer. It was first notified last week on the “Slugger O’Toole” website and I was susprised that such a relatively obscure subject was given such weight. Unusually in … Continue reading

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Cliff Michelmore

Just had a very strange dream about Cliff Michelmore, the long retired BBC man.

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