Why don't people give a toss about where they throw their litter?
What is wrong with people?
What is wrong with people?
Single women of Fermanagh – now's your chance.
The Mid Ulster Mail, in a recent special supplement, described the Rainey Endowed School in Magherafelt as a "forerunner to integrated education". It has been that – one of the first mixed schools in Northern Ireland, although not quite "integrated" in the purist sense, since it retains its grammar status.
The word brave gets bandied around these days to the point of meaningless.
Hard-to-stomach celebrity revelation of the week? It has to be that bizarre announcement by Myleene Klass, self-appointed spokeswoman for the Breast Milk Marketing Board, that she has offered her breast milk to her friends.
Analysing where a prime time TV show is going wrong is always a tricky matter. But Brian May got pretty close I thought, when he took a serious swipe at the dull, dumb and depressing (his words) and ailing (by general consensus) talent show The Voice.
Gok Wan couldn't have done better. David Cameron was pictured this week strolling along a cobbled Balearic street and sitting in on a little open air café sipping espresso.
In coverage of the aftermath of the murder of soldier Lee Rigby in a London street, various national outlets have raged against the "preachers of hate" who they claim, have "blood on their hands".
I feel a bit like one of those slaves in the old Spartacus movie (the one currently aped in the TV ad) where supporters stand up one-by-one to defend the leader of their revolt by claiming to be that man. "I'm Spartacus!"
Does Pippa Middleton tour the country, fascinator on stand-by, actively seeking out society weddings to attend?
To mark the snappily entitled Dying Matters Awareness Week, our local Public Health Agency has been running a campaign which, in the immortal language of leaflet-speak, is aimed at highlighting "end of life issues."
Prime time dramas showcasing the scenic splendour of this part of the world are currently coming at us faster than you can say Bafta award-winning TV series. They include the dark, new thriller The Fall starring local actor Jamie Dornan as a crazed serial killer, the massive global hit that is Game of Thrones and, due curtain-up in Enniskillen in a just few weeks time, the G8-est show on earth.
Where Nick Clegg may have slipped up when he described how he and his wife buy their children's clothes from Primark, was that he was wearing a £600-plus designer suit at the time.
You're what?! You're pregnant! How lovely. Congratulations. Now if you would just care to blow into this wee tester so we can check to see how many fags you've had in the last 24 hours ...
The PSNI have released a picture of a cannabis factory in Ahoghill where cultivation to the tune of around £500,000 was halted by a police raid last week.
It must have been quite a moment when a drumming party happily banging away outside the Gielgud theatre in the West End were suddenly accosted by Her Majesty in full tiara and pearls demanding that they shut up.
If only we had a Ukip here ... . Not the actual Farage party per se. But, oh for any oul collection of clowns (as Ken Clarke might say) who could offer us a viable protest vote option against the three-ring circus that is Stormont.
In the drive to keep the attention of the paps, Gwyneth Paltrow isn't all that different from any other celebrity really.
The first job I ever had was a summer job in a linen factory near where I grew up. The work wasn't particularly onerous, the other workers were lovely; in fact the only downside I remember was the smell.
I'm just getting out of my car in the underground park in a local shopping centre when I notice another woman bowling towards me at considerable speed.