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My Baby is all Grown up!!

Another year rolls around and my beautiful little daughter is one year older, Oops!!! actually several years older!!!! Her daughter Melissa said her Mom can now go to seniors bingo?? Whatever the true number of candles on her birthday cake, … Continue reading

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Christmas 1963. Stupid Stupid Stupid!.

The weekend of October 15th was my last chance to visit Irene and find out what was so very important. She was at work when I arrived so I parked at the hospital entrance and waited for her to finish … Continue reading

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Tis a Grand Day for the Irish

Tis a grand day in the Republic of Ireland. The nation voted overwhelmingly in favour of same sex marriage. What an amazing break through in Ireland, what an amazing break away from the domination of the Catholic church in Ireland. … Continue reading

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Italian Wedding Test

 THE ITALIAN WEDDING TEST I was a very happy man.   My wonderful girlfriend and I had been dating for over a year.   So we decided to get married. There was only one little thing bothering me.  It was her beautiful … Continue reading

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Memories!

This old black and white photo was taken in 1959 outside my home on Glencairn Street in Belfast. My father is partly out of the picture on the left. John aged about seven and Noel aged eleven behind him I … Continue reading

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The Nazi King

I watched a TV show yesterday titled the Nazi King. Edward 8th who became King in 1936 and later abdicated to marry Wallace Simpson is a huge story. Only recently have sealed documents been released concerning Edward and Simpson. Edward … Continue reading

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Strong Reasons to Boycott Sochi

This is an open letter sent to British PM David Cameron and the IOC. It is certainly worth sharing. Dear Prime Minister, M Rogge, Lord Coe and Members of the International Olympic Committee, I write in the earnest hope that … Continue reading

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Boycott The Sochi Olympics

This is a huge issue but as always it is gathering the usual rhetoric from politicians, particularly in the US. Obama has not ruled out a boycott but many voices are saying it will do no good. I hasn’t worked … Continue reading

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The Sash me Father Wore!!!!!!

Oh Dear!!! its the 12th July again, to some that would just mean another summer day. To many protestants of Ulster it is a very important day. A day to rub the noses of Catholic’s in the dirt. The commemoration … Continue reading

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Interpretation of the Bible

Everyone has a right to an opinion and everyone else should respect that right. Sadly that is not always the case and is particularly evident in the question of the church and gays. Not all churches shun people because of … Continue reading

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