Monthly Archives: February 2013

Alliance Party Broadcast

Have you ever had that terrible experience where the Alliance Party have a party political broadcast and you can’t find the remote control to get the gobshites off the TV? I have always thought the Alliance Party would be dangerous … Continue reading

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The Orange Pimpernel

Distressed that Jamie Bryson is on the run. The Orange Pimpernel could be anywhere….and simply hide in full view. We must be vigilant.

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A Bad Marching Season Is A Good One.

Last night on BBCs “The View” Chris Ryder and Brian Feeney warned that it would be a bad marching season. Of course there is the potential for widespread violence and even deaths. And I am aware I speak in relative … Continue reading

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My Name Is FJH…I Have A Teddy Bear

 I dont understand the hostility directed at Gerry Adams because he has chosen to blog about his teddy bear. I think it has opened up a space for us all to talk about our teddy bears. This is Teddy, my … Continue reading

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Why Is Local TV …Crap?

As Father Jack Hackett said….”what’s that gobshite doing on the television?” …Stephen Nolan…again. Going back to circa 1960…..it’s a rule of thumb that ALL local television is crap. The Troubles rescued local TV….made stars out of Eamonn Holmes, Gloria Hunniford … Continue reading

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Texas In My Rear View Mirror

I feel I was just getting to know San Marcos. It is in South Texas, in “hill country” about thirty miles south of Austin and about forty five miles north east of San Antonio. Impossible not to think of one … Continue reading

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The Wrong Kinda Giro

As Sheldon Baker on Slugger gleefully reports two of the great European cycling events will start in the UK (sic) in 2014. The Giro d’Italia will start in Belfast before making its letsgetalongerist way to Dublin. Hooray. We all like … Continue reading

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