This is what happens when you have the week off, and don’t feel like following the news – the world turns in uncomfortable directions. Where to begin? Let’s start with the one that has the farthest reaching consequences: Arlene Foster, First Minister of Northern Ireland, resigned today. Most famous in Northern Irish politics for the Cash for Ash scandal. Also… Read moreQuo vadis, Ulster?
It is one of those cases where the devil is in the details. When the Brexit referendum machine got into full swing, not one Little Englander gave a thought or a damn about the border between Ireland the Republic and the 6 counties on the north-eastern tip of the island. That border ceased to exist with the ratification of the… Read moreFrom one border to another border
Every kind of idea that is put into action needs a bit of planning, just to make sure that it actually turns out the way you want it to. Sometimes, the smallest detail, if overlooked, can have the farthest reaching consequences. (Ever forgot the bogroll on a camping trip? You know what I mean.) Brexit is such an idea put… Read moreChecklist