Tag Archives: UDA

A Tale of Two Telephone Calls

Phone Call #1 It was in the mid 1970s. I had been at an evening class in the College of Business Studies in Brunswick Street.  Following the other students leaving the building and walking along Queen Street to Castle Street … Continue reading

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Apologise For This!

Living in Belfast in the 1970s was not a lot of fun. Death was everywhere. I was reminded of this just lately, when I was preparing a list of people who I knew…who ended up as statistics. Names in the … Continue reading

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Matryoshka Dolls And Unionism

Wearing my other hat as Conspiracy Theorist, I have decided to explain Unionism by reference to Matryoshka/Babushka Dolls…and your spelling is probably better than mine because I am too lazy to look up Wikipedia. This set was bought by me … Continue reading

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Flags:The Way Out

So …what exactly happens next? Well…the nationalist parties do not have to do anything. It’s not really a nationalist problem. Yet there are I think three distinct problems. The Unionists have a problem. The Flags vote is a defeat.And in … Continue reading

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