Happy Birthday Northern Ireland

Sagittarius 2017 As I write, a birthday seems to have gone by largely unnoticed. Although the Easter Rising was a pivotal event in the splitting up of Ireland – the centenary was celebrated in 2016 – the formal agreements were only finalised in 1922. This was partly due to WWI occurring in the intervening period. Although agreements had been made …

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The Sins of the Fathers

Virgo 2014 As I write, Scotland has just voted ‘NO’ to becoming independent from the United Kingdom. A major decision for Scotland, but perhaps even more important for the UK. On the same day as the referendum, a new book was launched. Written by the father of the mass murderer Anders Breivik, who killed 77 people in Norway back in August …

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Tears before bedtime? Uk Duo

May 2010 Well –  it certainly was for me after the UK election. The amount of news about the coalition certainly brought a tear to my eye. Its’s only now that I can write about it  – now that we have moved on to Dutch debates. Looking forward to the 2nd one tonight as I write this. But anyway back …

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Suppose I have to comment on the UK

May 2010 I guess there will be much shouting at the TV and radio in the next weeks now that the UK election has to drag on and on. How many opinions do we have to hear? It seems we are addicted to forecasting the future, even if we are not astrologers!     Why does everyone want to know what …

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