Tag Archives: Creative Ambiguity

Germany 1945…Reconciliation?

A few months ago I watched a three part BBC documentary called “Berlin 1945”. It was difficult to watch. The year 1945 in Berlin…archive footage and quotes from the diaries of ordinary Berliners. By January 1945, the Nazis have already … Continue reading

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Political Policing?

I was talking to a young police officer a few nights ago. I had not spoken to her in about eighteen months, when she had just finished training. I have noticed a big change in her..she is not quite so … Continue reading

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The “New” Old IRA?

Chat to some¬†friends in the Republic of Ireland and they might tell you about about a long dead relative who was in “The Old IRA”. The word “Old” is important as it seeks to distinguish the¬†original IRA from any newer … Continue reading

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“Welcome To Norn Iron”

It must be nice to live in a place where the “Welcome” signs are not controversial. The main story in today’s Irish News, the Belfast morning newspaper read by the North of Ireland’s nationalist/republican/Catholic community has been about the erection … Continue reading

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