.......this Podcast reflects on Politics, Current Affairs & History, a bit of Sport & Life in general! The Podcast is an audio version of my weekly article for the Tirconail Tribune, based in Donegal.
Walking Through A Story of Life
.......during his imprisonment after Nuremberg Albert Speer to keep sane planned a route around Europe, in his mind! During COVID I planned something similar around Ireland, it was some journey!
Coronavirus claims the life of an old Comrade!
.......on 28th Aug ‘72 Johnny Burns and I were linked for life by an incident during the conflict, it led to years in Long Kesh & memories, we hadn’t met for many yrs but last week word came he had the virus and a few days later he died! Goodbye old friend!🌹
Memories are made at late nights at the Salmon Leap!
........back in 1977, 20 of us headed to the Salmon Leap to party, drink Mundies and sing, it was 3 weeks of hedonistic mayhem Termon style, great memories, 43 years ago!
We’ve been brought back to earth with a bang!
........2020 will never be forgotten, Corona or COVID-19 has brought reality to our world, what is important now, it’s not wealth but life! Old people dying in their thousands, isolation, social distancing, no football, no golf, it’s a different world!
Maybe I didn’t fit the bill as a Bogman!
.........it’s been there millions of years but in the 1970’s I started making shapes in it, the Bog! The turf had to be worked for the winter fuel, a hard slog but great when you bring it home! ‘Would you know a good turf??
After Easter 1970 the north changed forever!
.........Easter 1970, ‘honeymoon is over! British troops clash with republican youths and things will never be the same again.