On Sunday evening last, buoyed perhaps by the Irish win against Scotland at Murrayfield, I thought that maybe the thing to do was to watch an Irish filum or at least a filum set in Ireland. I had seen a film being advertised, The Banshees of Inisherin, so we thought we'd give it a go, … Continue reading The Banshees of Feck Knows Why.
Category: A bit of a RANT!
Norn Iron is in an unbelievably special position so it is.
Did you see that Rishi Sunak the other day in that soft drink canning plant in Norn Iron? Rishi said, and I quote: "Northern Ireland is in the unbelievably special position, unique position in the entire world, European continent in having privileged access not just to the UK home market, which is enormous, fifth biggest … Continue reading Norn Iron is in an unbelievably special position so it is.
Part of the 48.
I wrote this in January 2017, something was going on in the news, something a bit silly as I recall and a friend of mine had posted something on Facebook about a Supreme Court decision, Parliament, ministers and democracy. I replied with this little ditty. It all seems so far away now; did we ever … Continue reading Part of the 48.
Interesting times ahead
After just over 30 years, in fact, two days short of 31 years, working for (ostensibly) the same company in its various incarnations, I am now unemployed, redundant. When I started back in 1988 it was a privately owned company Aerial Facilities Limited (AFL), then Aerial Group then back to AFL then Axell, Axell a … Continue reading Interesting times ahead
It seems to me that the only reason we had a referendum on the EU was so that David Cameron (remember him?), could ensure himself another term in office, he clearly didn't think that a small majority would tip the scales in favour of actually leaving the EU. The only reason Theresa May, once an … Continue reading Article 50.