reflections on the eve of the D-Day landings

We are now approaching Ford (the next train is not scheduled to call at this station). Children whining, exhausted mothers gathering up belongings; We are now approaching Angmering. “Just leave it there, do you want to stand up? Come on then.” Hum of voices, sleepy June afternoon, Sussex fields flashing by – a million miles… Continue reading reflections on the eve of the D-Day landings

bad things continue to happen

I was pleased to hear the news that Gerry Adams has been released from police custody before the 20.00h deadline imposed on the police. Without taking the side of either party in the long history of trouble in Northern Ireland it is surely possible to be horrified by the prospect of a return to the… Continue reading bad things continue to happen