Monthly Archives: July 2013

Keeping An Eye On The Mayor Of Belfast

I like to think I am as cultured as the next man….as long as it doesnt involve Opera, Ballet, Classical Music, Sculpture, Painting and Poetry….Oh and Mime Artists. ESPECIALLY Mime Artists. I love Belfast. Its part of who I am. … Continue reading

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Mayor Appoints “Poet Laureate”

Just when you think that we have scraped the bottom of the bottom of the barrel in finding things to hide the squalid sectarian nature of Belfast….MTV Awards, Titanic, President Obama, World Police Games….the new Mayor Mairtin O’Muilleoir (Sinn Fein) … Continue reading

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Problems With Site?

Mick has kindly pointed out that he has a problem accessing site in recent days. Im curious to know if anyone else is having a problem. As you all probably know I do not pay Word Press for hosting this … Continue reading

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Party Funding…Alliance Party

Over on Slugger O’Toole, Mick Fealty produces an excellent post on Party Funding and speculates as to why SDLP are a bit reluctant to have donors based in the Republic of Ireland named publicly. He speculates that it does not … Continue reading

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“I Wont Be Reconstructed…And I Do Not Give A Damn”

The headline comes from a Confederate song from the American Civil War. You can listen to an excellent version by Hoyt Axton on You Tube. You may also have heard it in the first scene of the 1950s movie “Run … Continue reading

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Back To The Future With Naomi Long

Kudos to Naomi Long MP for East Belfast, for suggesting that a new bridge in East Belfast be named for the newest member of the British “Royal Family”. I am not entirely sure how this fits in with the Alliance … Continue reading

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Shared Space Is The Worst Space

Earlier today, I heard one of my daughters-in- law ask my grandsons to “share” something. I dont even know what it was…a toy, a packet of sweets but I got the feeling that it was going to add badly. It … Continue reading

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