Monthly Archives: May 2016

Euros Football: There’s Only One Ireland

So the European Football Championships begin in two weeks time. In a not very radical move, I have decided to support Ireland…Republic of Ireland. I will not be supporting Norn Iron. “Making Northern Ireland Work” can never be interpreted as … Continue reading

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From Busby To Mourinho

Yesterday Mr Bangor Dub, fellow Blogger and decent enough guy for a Gooner (a fan of Arsenal FC)  challenged me to write a post about Jose Mourinho becoming manager at Manchester United. Ya know its a strange thing. I find it … Continue reading

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EU Referendum: A Voter’s Guide

1…This whole referendum was little more than a tactic to keep the Conservative Party united and to stop defections of voters and Tory members to UKIP. Yes ….so I should probably abstain. 2…Cameron won the 2015 Election on the basis … Continue reading

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An 11 Year Old Journalist Writes…

When I was 11 years old part of the English lesson was producing a newspaper. The idea was that the English double period on Friday was spent putting together THREE newspapers. One for each row of twelve boys. For the … Continue reading

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The New Executive

Well three weeks is certainly a long time in Norn Iron Politics. I was pretty disappointed as the results came thru. But today as the new Executive takes up office, I am actually quite happy. As it turns out, the … Continue reading

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Alliance Party…Down and Hopefully Out

I am not usually the kinda person who would kick anyone when they are down. But in the case of the Alliance Party, I will happily make an exception. They were content to drift along, picking up extra Executive seats … Continue reading

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Congratulations Gladys!

A big shout out to Dr Gladys Ganiel who is well known as a commentator on Conflict Resolution on Slugger O’Toole. Less well known is that Gladys is a pretty good long distance runner. Today she has been selected as … Continue reading

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