Monthly Archives: July 2012

St Fintan O’Toole Strikes Again

I see that  St Fintan O’Toole ……arguably the most saintly person to come out of Dublin since St Laurence O’Toole (possibly a relation)…..thinks that the support for Sean Quinn is “misplaced”. Alas St Fintan O’Toole rarely speaks for the Plain … Continue reading

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Are Norn Iron Comedians Brave Or Cowardly?

I was kinda glad that Rebecca Adlington won a bronze medal last night. She has been the victim of (basically) a hate campaign by Frankie Boyle, the Scottish “comedian”. If you feel that “hate campaign” over-states it, then I will … Continue reading

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Sean Quinn

It is of course completely predictable that a Hibernophobic, anti-nationalist political message board should concentrate on the saga of Sean Quinn and as family. It is as predictable as a message board run by a journalist would see no news … Continue reading

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The Olympics……So Far

As you probably gathered, there is little blogging these days. The Olympics is the big thing in the Fitzjames Horse household. I thought that Opening Ceremony was actually quite good. It annoyed a Tory MP so it must have been … Continue reading

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Hazel Irvine

Possibly the worst thing about realising that it is Olyympic Yeat….2012, 2008, 2004 whatever is realising that there will be far too much of Hazel Irvine presenting Olympic coverage on BBC. Several years ago Hazel was the new person taking … Continue reading

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Ireland …London Olympics

It is hard to believe that it is thirty-two years since I attended the Olympics in Moscow. Probably the greatest adventure of my life was going behind the Iron Curtain in 1980. I have always taken a big interest in … Continue reading

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Olympic Games Moscow 1980…I Was There!

Sorry folks but on the eve of the Olympic Games…every Olympic Games…I get the chance to say that I have been to an Olympics. To be honest there is no point in being at an Olympic Games, especially behind the … Continue reading

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