Tag Archives: Boris Johnson

Derry Girls…What Can I Say?

Derry Girls (and the Finale) was brilliant.What makes it good is that the jokes that occasionally misfire “three Catholics in the RUC” are compensated by the Politics that always works.A harmless wee comedy? No.It is Subversion.I have never believed in … Continue reading

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“We Will Do Everything Possible To Assist Ukraine” …Boris Johnson

If the first casualty of war is the Truth, then surely the second casualty is “Words”. Aside from the fact that Boris Johnson is a committed liar, I wonder if Volodymyr Zelensky is impressed by Boris Johnson’s message that Britain … Continue reading

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Downing Street: Whaddya Know?…Whaddya Say?

We do of course live in the “New Normal”. At first the Pandemic seemed like Science Fiction. Mysterious killer disease that started in Asia. For the record, I had the worst flu I ever had (at times I could not … 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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May And Loathsome

There is a lot of nonsense talked about life in 1950s and 1960s West Belfast. Nostalgia gives us a lot of clich├ęs…”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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EU Referendum: England

Where do I start? Increasingly it looks like the leaders of the LEAVE campaign had no real intention of actually winning. It was maybe about three things. A chance for people to vent about Europe. And a battle for Leadership … Continue reading

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2020 Visions

I couldn’t be bothered listening to news about George Osborne’s Conservative British Budget yesterday. Normally I watch these things “live” on TV but yesterday I just watched westerns on You Tube. And I barely watched the News last night. From … Continue reading

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