Monthly Archives: October 2013

Don’t Mention The Sectarian Chanting

Norn Iron’s Football League is of course a joke. The standard is of course awful. It is semi-professional because anybody who can actually play football, has been head-hunted to play in England. Basically Football is poorly supported. Die-hard football fans … Continue reading

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How Journalism Works?

So the Phone Hacking Trial started last week. A couple of journos have already decided to plead guilty. But interestingly the Trial revealed today that the two star defendants Rebekkah Brooks and Andy Coulson were having an affair for six … Continue reading

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#15 Years On

I cant believe that I have headlined a post with a hashtag. Thoroughly Modern Me. But yesterday I noticed the hashtag…#15yearson appear on Twitter. Seemingly there was a big pow-wow at Dublin Castle yesterday, where anyone who thinks they are … Continue reading

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Don’t Mention The War #1

Only in Belfast. One of the great tourist attractions in the City over the past few years is Crumlin Road Prison. Genuinely historic of course and more so because of the Troubles. Indeed it is iconic in “Republican” history. Tom … Continue reading

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Dolores Fiasco Is Good For SDLP

Dolores Kelly is the Deputy Leader of the SDLP, the Party of which I am a member. She is also the sole SDLP MLA in my constituency. Being Deputy Leader of the Party suggests #2 in the Party hierarchy In … Continue reading

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LetsGetAlongerists With Attitude

Here’s a strange thing. Over on Slugger O’Toole, “Alan” posted a promo for a Platform for Change event at the end of November. And it gave a welcome opportunity for PFCs many critics (ok theres usually just two of us) … Continue reading

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Dolores Kelly Should Know Better

I am a member of SDLP. I rarely use this Blog to criticise colleagues. But as Stormont will be the venue horse some nonsensical pageant….where young women will be judged on looks and personality, I can only condemn Dolores Kelly, … Continue reading

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