Monthly Archives: December 2012

Roll On 2014!

Its 31st December 2012 and I am bored with 2013 already. Considering taking bets on how many times Dimbleby gets to say “UK City of Culture” and Sheldon gets to say “Londonderry” in the next twelve months. Advertisements

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Nothing LIke A Dame

It is hard to think of the title”Dame” without thinking Widow Twanky and Mother Goose…especially in pantomime season. So the elevation of Margaret Beckett, the Foreign Secretary whoop could not quite bring herself to condemn Israel on one of their … Continue reading

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“No…I Am The Steward of the Manor of Northstead”

I am entirely neutral on the issue of “abstention” at Westminster. I voted Sinn Féin from 1993-2009 so it would hardly have bothered me if the Sinn Féin candidate had won and refused to take his/her seat. And I have … Continue reading

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Mid Ulster

So Martin McGuinness has resigned his Westminster seat. And there will be a bye-election in Mid Ulster. It is of course pathetic that Slugger O’Toole should focus on the total irrelevance that Westminster seats are resigned by applying for a … Continue reading

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A Merry Christmas To All Our Readers

And so this is Christmas…….and I will not be keeping my eye on the Czar of Russia until the New Year. So I wish you and yours a really fantastic Christmas. Thanks for reading this blog in 2012. Nollaig Shona … Continue reading

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Northern Bank Robbery

Eight years ago yesterday (20th December 2004), the Northern Bank in Belfast was robbed. Some speculation surrounds the identity of those responsible. PSNI have today released this photograph taken from CCTV Footage.  

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New Years Honours?

Once again, I can assure you all that I will not be getting a OBE or MBE from Mrs Windsor this year. In fact Mrs Fitzjames Horse is a shoe-in to be offered one at some stage. She has been … Continue reading

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