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Rob Little’s Blog – musings of an English / British Tour Guide where I not only vent about things that “get my goat” but, also, publish lovely photos and eccentric stories about “this Sceptered Isle”!

You’ll either be impressed or appalled at where I’m staying tonight !
Wednesday, 18th July 2018

The Europa Hotel in Belfast – once the most bombed hotel in the world having been hit 30+ times during the Irish troubles !

Rob Little
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The Crown Bar -opposite the Europa with stain glass windows, marble floors etc – owned by The National Trust !

The Belfast Murals….. were

Murals to remind or intimidate locals as to who is in charge as well as to celebrate dead hero’s and associate themselves with other struggles abroad!!

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Tour Guide
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A sort of warning to unionists

Ironic to see the church there

Signing the “Peace Wall”

The Peace Wall – Belfast’s answer to the Berlin Wall!

The first hunger striker to die – Bobbie Sands MP

Glad to be back in Belfast…..!

A few iconic photos of Belfast

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Queen’s Universoty, Belfast

Stormont – the home of the Northern Ireland Government – when they can be bothered!

The iconic cranes from Harland and Wolf Shipyard

Once again…..the return of the long lost Uncle…..!!
Tuesday, 17th July 2018

“Oh Mr Little…..you’re back” said the lovely Eastern European Receptionist at the Dublin Travelodge in Rathmines Road…..her hands in the air in delight!!

Yes that’s how I’m treated…..like some kind of long lost uncle! Actually it’s rather nice. And that’s not to mention my Customers!!

That’s what’s nice about this business!

Rob Little
Tour Guide
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…..and next door, at Farmer Brown’s restaurant, the charming waiter always treats me the same way too!

Hot wings and….

…..burger with blue cheese !

The Emerald Isle in sight…..

…..not looking quite as green as expected…..

I have my shorts on so that should bring the sun out!

Rob Little
Tour Guide
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What the ****…..

Is this some kind of sick joke?

Stuff like this should be banned.

Is this so called Israeli guy fake?

It’s sick

It cannot be real.

Rob Little
Appalled…..
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On this day in 1918, the Russian Tsar and his family were executed…..

On 17 July 1918, the Tsar and his family, The Romanovs, were executed with Lenin’s approval, bringing an end to the three-century-old Romanov dynasty.

Crowned in 1896, Nicholas was neither trained nor inclined to rule, which did not help the autocracy he sought to preserve among a people desperate for change.

Late on the night of July 16, Nicholas, Alexandra, their five children and four servants were ordered to dress quickly and go down to the cellar of the house in which they were being held. There, the family and servants were arranged in two rows for a photograph they were told was being taken to quell rumors that they had escaped. Suddenly, a dozen armed men burst into the room and gunned down the imperial family in a hail of gunfire.

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Autocracies tend to end this way…..
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Meanwhile…..this is who we negotiate with…..!! 😜
Friday, 13th July 2018

Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission either having a sciatica attack (as has been diplomatically suggested) or, well…..yes….perhaps a little case of “over-imbibing”?

Indeed the lunatics may well have taken over the asylum !

Rob Little
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And if you don’t understand what the EU is about…..?

Trump’s ability to poke a wasp nest with a stick brings mayhem to UK BREXIT politics….. Wouldn’t I love to be a fly on the wall at The President’s lunch with the Prime Minister at Chequers today ! 😳

The country awoke this morning to learn of our American guest’s unprecedented intervention into British Brexit politics! The British people, already split through our Prime Minister’s decision to ignore the result of the 2016 EU referendum and go for the softest possible of BREXITs, are now eying each other like two fighting dogs after the far from chastening words from President Trump.

Trump’s “friend”, Boris…..fired as Foreign Secretary…..will be buoyed up at his prospects for ousting Prime Minister Theresa May, who is now even more in the mire after doubts that her feeble plan, hatched with her clique of like minded Remoaners, will even get through the House of Commons.

The UK is indeed a “Hot Spot” Donald and things are hotting up. Watch this space !

Rob Little
Spectator…..
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Theresa….Calm down !

“Britain First”…..President Trump, we LOVE you…..!!

The Donald can interfere in UK politics as much as he likes after his statements prior to his arrival in the UK. Trump ripped into the BREXIT debate in an interview with The Sun, newspaper, saying:

1. That Theresa May’s carefully crafted compromise approach towards a watered down BREXIT, will kill any trade deal between the UK and the USA.

2. Trump said he had told Theresa May how to negotiate with the EU but she didn’t listen and ignored his advice

3. The President added that he was surprised and saddened that Boris Johnson had been fired as Foreign Secretary, describing him as his friend, extremely talented, who would make a great Prime Minister one day!!

Let me say here and now Mr Trump, ignore any insulting newspaper headlines like “The Ego Has Landed”. The Queen is already on your side so feel free to continue to stir up our Prime Minister!

With the leader of the GREEN party, actually coming to the aid of our Conservative Prime Minister, May, it shows just how far Theresa May has gone to appease the “Remoaners” (Remainers) who she has surrounded herself with in Government!

Rob Little
Another Turncoat…..
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