‘Mike Nesbitt may be left feeling that he has been trying to put clothes on an invisible man’ – By Terry Wright

Some faded campaign posters, re-cycled from the Fresh Start election of May 2016 appeared within days of the announcement of the election.  Election literature has been arriving through the letterbox to lie scattered like a packet of spilled jellybeans.  There is more than a passing irony in both situations. Spin and evasive point scoring dominates…

‘WHERE DID IT ALL GO WRONG?’ By Brian Rowan 

What’s happening? What do you think? What next? In that place we call ‘out there’, there is a mood, an interest, a questioning of politics – an anger; a wanting to know. You hear it in the conversations, those many moments when people stop to talk on the street or walk and talk. They want…

‘GHOST TOWN’ – By Brian Rowan

What a difference a day makes. Think of the focus on Stormont just 24 hours ago – the watching cameras, the listening, the  recording and the writing up of the day’s events. Dramatic, different, some would say, defining. A day when the McGuinness resignation was underscored, emphasised, in the Sinn Fein decision, not to renominate…