Tag Archives: Theresa May MP

Lyra McKee (RIP) Funeral

The strange thing about Journalism is that they get to report on their own. Not just the Leveson Inquiry. And they seem quite well disposed to fellow journalists. Whether its a Brother from the old Press Lodge in Arthur Square or … Continue reading

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A Special Kind Of Hell For…”

I daresay that most people reading this will have heard a sentence that has begun “There must be a special kind of Hell for…”. Maybe some of us have used the phrase. There is a context. When I have used the … Continue reading

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Politics For (Ventriloquist) Dummies

I notice a strange similarity between Politicians (specifically) Theresa May and Ventriloquists. If you recall Ray Alan, Terry Hall and Keith Harris spoke thru “Lord Charles”, “Lenny the Lion” and “Orville”. Look them up on Wikipedia. The trick was to … Continue reading

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Every Loser Wins

I am…as you all know…a very stable person. I am also…as you all know…a genius. And I know most of the words to the American National Anthem. So as long as nobody demands to see my birth certificate, I am … Continue reading

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The End Of The Road?

To emphasise …this is not a return to Blogging. The Blog is kept open as a gesture to the Future. It is a record of how I felt politically for five and a half years. Several months ago the British … Continue reading

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So Farewell Then Tristram Hunt

You are probably as devastated as I am to learn that Tristram Hunt, Labour MP for Stoke Central has resigned to become Curator of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Apparently the appointment had to be rubber-stamped by Theresa May which … Continue reading

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May And Loathsome

There is a lot of nonsense talked about life in 1950s and 1960s West Belfast. Nostalgia gives us a lot of clichés…”close knit communities”, “people who were the salt of the earth”, “give you the shirts off their backs” and … Continue reading

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