Tag Archives: Ireland

In A Land Not Far Away

Once Upon A Time     Once upon a time there lived an author named Michael who just had to write.  He had always wanted to write but until he retired he had no time. Work, sailing, naval history and his family took … Continue reading

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R.N.L.I. To The Rescue?

I was watching “The Paper Review” on Sky news the other morning when a particular comment caught my attention.  A Mr Nichole was remarking upon the exploits of two imbeciles who glued together some plastic insulation then carved a boat shape … Continue reading

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Who Has Stuffed ITV and SKY’s Advertisers??

Who has made ITV and Sky look stupid?  the BBC!!!!   They have recently changed the satellite signal cutting off most of Spain, Italy, Gibraltar (which is British) France and Germany. Mind you it is strange that Belgium can still get the … Continue reading

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Racial Hatred

The English as a nation are probably hated by more people around the world than anyone else.  As colonists we were not particularly bad, we didn’t murder millions of the indiginest peoples, like many other colonists. In fact we took … Continue reading

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The European Conundrum

I have been looking at the economic problems from a slightly different angle. Everyone blames the southern countries for all the malaise that exists, as they depend on tourism for a large proportion of their GDP, plus agriculture, and do not … Continue reading

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Slippery Grease Or Slippery Greece

The experts are out in force today solving the Euro’s problem.  It’s easy, just bankrupt all the Banks in Europe!  But all the Banks in this mess are tied into sovereign debt to such a huge degree, that to save a relatively small economy … Continue reading

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Second Rate ?

Do you remember Iceland, not the shop but the financial giant which straddled the Atlantic fault line, that’s appropriate, several years ago the rating agencies gave Iceland a Triple A rating and all their Banks.  Around the World they bought up … Continue reading

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