To All The Stephens I’ve Loved Before

This is going to hurt a bit, but I need to get it off my chest. I’ve been all different people all throughout my thirty-three years on this Earth. I’ve been a youth worker, a customer service rep, a politician, a guitarist, a photographer, a son, writer etc. I loved all the people that IContinue reading “To All The Stephens I’ve Loved Before”


There has been a lot of heat, and rather little light, around the decision of the President of Ireland declining to attend an event commemorating the partition of Ireland, alongside his British counterpart, Queen Elizabeth II. Naturally, despite the measured and calm tone that has been so characteristically exuded from Uachtarán na hÉireann Michael DContinue reading “Uppity”

HIV, COVID-19 and the Blameless Pandemics

A couple of days ago Martin Kulldorf MD, PhD – Professor of Medicine at Harvard University – Tweeted the following: For thousands of years, disease pathogens have spread from person to person. Never before have carriers been blamed for infecting the next sick person. That is a very dangerous ideology. Now, it appears that Dr.Continue reading “HIV, COVID-19 and the Blameless Pandemics”

All The Times The DUP Stood Up For The Gays

The DUP’s Paul Givan claimed on the Nolan Show last week that the DUP aren’t against gay people. Let’s take a look back at all the times the DUP has stood up for the rights of LGBT people in Northern Ireland. 1977 – MP Rev Ian Paisley launches the ‘Save Ulster from Sodomy’ campaign inContinue reading “All The Times The DUP Stood Up For The Gays”