In the summer of 1503 the cold, calculating and increasingly paranoid Henry VII sent his daughter Margaret to begin her long and lonely journey to Scotland where she would first meet her husband James Stewart, the king of the Scots. 582 more words
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Evening Standard : "Former Democratic Unionist Party leader Dr Ian Paisley dies, aged 88", by Standard Reporter | Bullet News
Former Democratic Unionist Party leader Dr Ian Paisley has died.
“I kissed my girl, by the factory wall. Dirty old town.”
Those lines were in reference to Manchester, England, but nowhere in the UK today do they more describe the miasma of a place than in Belfast, the shade of working class poverty visible on acne-spotted pasty white faces, in the fast-food gastronomy, the obesity, and the simmering resentment and tit-for-tat injuries and insults between the Unionist and Nationalist working classes. 409 more words