Monthly Archives: March 2015

Poster Boys & Girls…#1 Gerry Kelly (Sinn Féin)

So the Westminster Election 2015 gets underway and with it the Election posters. This one is Gerry Kelly MLA (Sinn Féin, North Belfast). It is on the Antrim Road, in the New Lodge area. It was taken last Thirsday. This … Continue reading

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Competition Time: Design A Paula Bradshaw 2020 Election Poster

Now that your children and grandchildren are at home for Easter and the weather is not too good, you may wish to encourage them to take part in my Blue Peter-style “Design a Paula Bradshaw 2020 Election Poster” competition. Election … Continue reading

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Naomi Hits Back!

One of the most bitter election campaigns will be in East Belfast. In 2010, Naomi Long of Alliance took the Westminster seat. It was a surprise. She rode the perfect storm of DUP Scandal and  a divided unionist vote. The … Continue reading

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The Great Annual Tweet Up…Part Two (Slugger O’Toole)

I could only stay about forty five minutes at the second event on Thursday 26th March. An informal, social event organised by Slugger O’Toole at the Hudson Bar in Belfast City Centre. To be honest, forty five minutes is the … Continue reading

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The Great Annual Tweet Up…Part One (NICVA)

   J Thursday 26th March 2015. NICVA, Duncairn Gardens, Belfast. Part One of the Great Annual Tweet Up. A joint event organised by NICVA and Slugger O’Toole. I am never very sure what NICVA is. On Thursday, I arrived about forty … Continue reading

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I Beg Your (Royal) Pardon

So Gerry Kelly MLA is the proud owner of a “Royal Pardon”. Who knew? Who guessed? If he is “proud” of his pardon, he has been remarkably modest about it. In fact he never mentioned it. It just turned up … Continue reading

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“A Tweet, A Tweet….My Kingdom For A Tweet”

So it turns out that “King Richard III” last seen alive in 1485 is ….dead. This qualifies as News. I am a Republican and I dont understand Monarchy. Clearly, the body found buried in a car park in the city … Continue reading

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