Since my days at Harvard
May 28th 2022
Since my days at Harvard in the 1970’s, I have been deeply conscious of gun violence in America. The owner of the bar I frequented at the time was shot dead. He was downstairs and I was...
I love this time of year
May 22nd 2022
I love this time of year. Nature’s colours seem that more intense. Birdsong fills the air. Butterflies flit around and hares go running past my window. Everything seems so green and...
CYBER THREATS – TIME TO RETHINK IRISH NEUTRALITY.
May 14th 2022
Watching the continuing slaughter and destruction in Ukraine and the mass displacement of people affecting many countries, including our own, will force us to re-examine some of our traditionally...
ELON’S PROMISES MUST BE KEPT.
April 30th 2022
This week on my daily walk I saw a Red Admiral butterfly with an escort of a pair of Cabbage Whites. They were near a young copper beech that I like to hug and then pray for a little added...
HARRY NOW THE DUKE OF NETFLIX
April 23rd 2022
As the weather remains glorious and the blue skies intensify the green of the fast growing grass, I search for something trivial to focus on to distract me from thinking of the War. Prince Harry,...
LET’S PRAY FOR AN END TO THE WAR THIS EASTER.
April 16th 2022
Easter is upon us, daffodils are everywhere and the bird-song is intense. I feel the need to get closer to nature because the news these days is so dark. At a time when us Christians should be...
MORE SANCTIONS COULD HELP STOP PUTIN’S ADVANCE.
April 9th 2022
How much more appalling can the Russian behaviour in Ukraine become ? When I heard they were operating mobile crematoriums in Mariupol in a concerted effort to hide war crimes I thought that it...
TOPPLING PUTIN MAY STOP WAR.
April 2nd 2022
I am exasperated with the government. When it is blatantly obvious that the wearing of masks is a cheap and effective method of curbing the spread of even the present highly contagious variant of...
GENERATIONS WILL BE LEFT SCARRED BY WAR HORRORS
March 26th 2022
Hopes that this obscene war would crash the Russian economy have diminished. For starters Russia has not defaulted on its sovereign debt. Central to all of this is one stark fact. Europe is...
THE STRENGTH OF CITIZENS WILL BRING TRIUMPH.
March 12th 2022
Another mind boggling week when the utter depravity of war dominates everything – bombing a maternity hospital, trying to snuff out life before it has begun. Putin has no moral compass. He is...