Monthly Archives: January 2013

New Politics NI

Some of you bloggers might be interested in this. I got a tweet from a new organisation NewPolitics NI. They will soon be setting up a website and inviting contributions from people who believe in a “shared future”. All sounds … Continue reading

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Pacifists Or Spivs?

Ever watch Dads Army? Can’t say that I was a big fan but it is certainly classic TV. It actually looks better now than it did in the 1970s. But here is a thought that occurred to me after watching … Continue reading

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TV Mike…But Seriously

When you’re the leader of a political party, it is not helpful to have a nickname like TV Mike. It implies Shallowness. It implies Charm without Substance. But I think that is unfair to Mike Nesbitt. So no cheap shots…this … Continue reading

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Name Dropping And The Ulster Tatler

There’re are few things good abouvi getting a tooth extracted. But reading the Ulster Tatler always cheers me up. A monthly magazine that covers the social scene in Norn Iron….with receptions and gala events….and pages of glossy photographs of people … Continue reading

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Alliance Party…Cross Community????

According to an Alliance Party apologist on Slugger O’Toole, I am “rattled” by David Ford. ….which reminds me that I am going over to my local hospital casualty department today. Some minor injuries sustained today when I was savaged by … Continue reading

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I Am Now Policy Director At Alliance Party!!!!

Well here is a turn up for the book. To be honest, I didnt think I had so much influence in the Alliance Party. And frankly I thought they detested me. They have always given me that impression. But here … Continue reading

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Irish News: David Ford Squeaks Out!

My boycott of newspapers is now eight weeks old. I have not of course read the story myself but I understand from Slugger O’Toole that there is an interview with David Ford, Leader of the Alliance Party in today’s Irish … Continue reading

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