Tag Archives: Social Media

Edwin, Mairtín And …Jim…And Peter Robinson!

Congratulations if you are old enough to know that the headline is a tip of the hat to “Abraham, Martin and John” and Smokey Robinson. So just to be clear…Edwin is Edwin Poots, DUP MLA for Lagan Valley and until … Continue reading

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Politics, Protest….Social Media

Politics and the Influence of Social Media. I am not convinced by the claims that Social Media have a significant effect on Norn Iron politics. Or at least, I was not convinced until Twitter, Facebook and YouTube posts appeared which … Continue reading

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@ And # Is All Crap

I cant believe that I got a comment on a blog I wrote which simply said “Mark Durkan has not tweeted since 2012”. I am indebted to regular commenter “Factual” for pointing this out because it confirms that Mark is … Continue reading

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Facebook Status (1908)

Is Social Media really so new? Take this postcard sent for a half penny from the (British) Army Camp at the Curragh in County Kildare to Miss J Walls in East Belfast. Sent on 10th May 1908.  An early pioneer … Continue reading

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Sounding The Last Post?

News that the price of a “first” class postage stamp is going up from 46 pence to 60 pence has shocked many people. The thought persists that this is a means of “fattening up” the Royal Mail to make it … Continue reading

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