Monthly Archives: September 2012

New Blogger

Good to see that “Football Cliches” a good friend of this Blog has now strted his own Blog. Check it out on: http://footballcliches.wordpress.com/

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“Golf Is A Good Walk Spoiled” Mark Twain

This Ryder Cup seems endless. I share Mark Twain’s opinion of Golf. I have never played it and I doubt I ever will. It just seemed to be a sport which even in the black and white 1960s seemed very … Continue reading

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Digital Sausage Roll Hashtag

1.40pm……Friday. Not so much a Digital Lunch here on “Keeping An Eye On The Czar Of Russia”…..more a very real sausage roll and a mug of tea. Strangely¬†enough as its Friday…..over on Slugger O’Toole, there is a Digital Lunch going … Continue reading

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I Think I See Whats Happening Here

Hmmmm………Slugger O’Toole publishes a post referencing Newton Emersons reaction to THAT opinion poll. It is a particuarly fanciful analysis by Emerson (for whom I have never cared) and the comparatively new Sluggerite “Better Together”. Both “Better Together” and Emerson………Id call … Continue reading

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The Myth Of Shared History?

A few years ago, there was some controversy over either the 60th Anniversary of “D Day” in 2004. Or maybe it was about the 60th Anniversary of the End of World War Two……..Maybe it was both. Anyway these are jamborees … Continue reading

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Advanced Level LetsGetAlongerist Crap

Just when you think its a good day……..up pops serial letsgetalongerist Andy Pollak on Slugger O’Toole. He admits to certain obsessions…..including the exhortation to Northern Irish people to fully enjoy both their identities, Irish and British; Seriously……..is this man for … Continue reading

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Embracing My Inner Ulster-Scot

A poem ………almost by Robert Burns. Ulster Scots wha’ hae ideas long dead. Ulster Scots wha’ hae McCausland led. Welcome tae yer Poll defed Or tae victorie.   Eich Bin Ein Ulster-Scot!!

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