Monthly Archives: September 2013

Nurturing Unionist Stupidity

A few weeks ago, a taxi driver told me a story. One of his neighbours took off his shoes and socks and walked twelve miles on a cold night to a hospital…where he was detained as being a person at … Continue reading

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And…It’s Goodbye From Him

I will no longer be keeping an eye on the Czar of Russia. There will be no more updates to this Blog. This Blog had been one of the most interesting things that I have done in my (later) life. … Continue reading

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Celebrity Stormont

Now that Fearghal McKinney (SDLP) has joined his former Ulster TV News colleague Mike Nesbitt (UUP) in Stormont…it is surely time to throw out the 106 other MLAs and replace them with our best loved journalists and celebrities. I daresay … Continue reading

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Fearghal McKinney MLA

Congratulations to Fearghal McKinney, who becomes a MLA tomorrow. Elected on a clear majority over Claire Hanna (commiserations to a very able candidate). The voting 113 to 69 will surprise many.I honestly thought Fearghal would win.But the margin surprised me. … Continue reading

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So Farewell Then Trevor Lunn?

Surely he has to resign. Personally Id prefer if he didnt resign as he demeans the Allisnce Party by being MLA for Lagan Valley. He is 67 years old and can just sit his present little difficulty out. Its unlikely … Continue reading

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Sinn Fein Take Half Term Holiday.

So farewell then Councillor Tom Hartley, Sinn Fein Councillor for Lower Falls. So farewell then Councillor Gerard O’Neill, Sinn Fein Councillor for Upper Falls. So Farewell then Councillor Danny Lavery, Sinn Fein Councillor for Oldpark. All have announced their resignation … Continue reading

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Conall McDevitt

Saddened to learn of resignation of Conall McDevitt from Politics. This Blog is socialist, republican and nationalist and while getting some credit for being independently minded, I lean towards SDLP. In the circumstances, I will not be blogging about this … Continue reading

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