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March for Europe: The Changing Face of the EU #EU60 #StandUpForEurope

On Saturday I stood at Place Luxemburg facing the European Parliament with a few friends for the ‘March for Europe’ rally. I had made my placard the night before, knowing with complete certainty what the message I wanted to write was and of course it was going to be about Northern Ireland, Brexit and the Border. 1,425 more words


No Northern Irish 'snap election' after power sharing deal deadline passes

There will be no snap election in Northern Ireland, despite a deadline passing for a deal to be made to govern.

Parties had been trying to reach a deal by this afternoon, however the Democratic Unionists and Sinn Fein could not come to an agreement. 354 more words


Titanic Belfast in Northern Ireland

What is truly incredible is that I saw this museum advertised online when I was back home in Michigan and said to myself one day I will go there. 278 more words

How We Met

A few years ago, 18 to be more precise, I wrote a memoir which I called 8 Countries, 62 years.  Now at age 80 I plan to write the sequel and fill in a few gaps.   49 more words


Naturally Short

Nice day to taken photographs of things close up.

Photographs taken Monday the 27th of March 2017 in Belfast Northern Ireland.


A sunny day at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

Once upon a sunny day, I took a five year old Kitty to the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum near Belfast.

As the sun was shining we focused on the outdoor folk museum, leaving the indoor transport museum for a rainy day. 566 more words

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Views on the Irish thing

“I’m writing just after an encounter
With an English journalist in search of ‘views
On the Irish thing’. […]

Expertly civil-tongued with civil neighbours
On the high wires of first wireless reports, 491 more words