Aren’t moving images a pain in the arse? Especially when they show you up. Had it not been for RTÉ cameras in Derry on 5 October 1968, the world mightn’t have seen how civil rights marchers were dealt with in our little NEN. And I think there may even be TV footage of a British […]
So. Looking out your window at the white-draped world this morning, do you feel that all your Christmases have happened together or do you think you’ve entered a hell composed not of fire but ice and snow ? Were I a unionist, I’d take comfort from Leo Varadkar’s promise that the southern government is in […]
So. Agreement had been reached about what should be announced in Brussels yesterday. So much so that the EU were buoyant and saying things like “Why do I like Mondays?” Then having agreed the whole shebang, Theresa May had a phone-call and announced that she didn’t agree after all. Now who does that remind me […]
In the past few days, I’ve read at least two contradictory responses to Sammy Wilson’s ominous words that should there be even a hint that we in the north are to be treated in any way differently from the rest of the UK, the Tory government will find they can’t take the support of the DUP […]
Pics 1 and 2 are by Kit Defever Pic 1 Pic 2 Q: Which portrait do you prefer?
I suppose it started with Adam. Instead of manning up and telling God “Yes, I ate the apple”, Adam tried to shift the ground by pointing at Eve : “She made me do it.” Which was the first but not the last example of someone trying to shuffle the facts into a pattern they found […]