Monthly Archives: November 2019

Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream…

One of the strange things about being a political nerd is that I sometimes dream about Politics. Last night, I dreamed  that the DUP had merged with the Alliance Party and Mick Fealty was the Press Officer. How ridiculous is … Continue reading

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The Grand Old Duke of York?

It is a bit tangled isn’t it. I am not addressing the Epstein case (will do it later in the week when I buy some vitriol in the computer shop). But if you attack the Monarchy, its defenders say “ah … Continue reading

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“We All Live In A Yellow Submarine”

Watching Steve Aiken, new Leader of the UUP interviewed by Mark Caurruthers was “car crash” television. Easily the worst interview I have ever seen. He is in the job less than a week and I suppose we should allow for … Continue reading

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Meanwhile in Norn Iron…

So General Election. I am not tempted to say that this is eighteen different elections. At best it is maybe 50% elections and 50% coronations. The usual suspects…analysts and number crunchers on Slugger O’Toole will tell us that if these … Continue reading

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British General Election 2019

So we had a British General Election in 2015. And 2017. And now 2019. So much for Fixed Term Parliaments. And of course this winter election (surely it tempts fate) will be mostly about BREXIT. I have always believed that … Continue reading

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BREXIT Broke Britain But…

BREXIT broke Britain but… will it break the “United Kingdom”? In June 2016, I voted for the “UK” to leave the European Union. Actually, I voted in a perverse way for England to be expelled from the European Union. Many … Continue reading

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The Slugger Shilling

As many of you will have noticed, I have written three or four posts on Slugger O’Toole in the past three months. This does not mean that I have taken the Slugger O’Toole Shilling or gone over to the Dark … Continue reading

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