First Cuckoo of Spring

How’s this for “paddywhackery” in the Belfast Telegraph ?
Plea for Paddy’s Day holiday. Ghastly – forced “craic” and a girl in a shamrock bikini. Those interested in voting ? One small point.Follow the link to vote yes or no www.irwinsbakery.com/stpatricksdayoff
and to validate the vote one ends up having to supply one’s name and address to a bakery.

This is classified as “News”.

I call it sexist exploitative advertising.

And although I’m not terribly religious I think our national Saint deserves better treatment than a naff article featuring a scantily clad woman in a paper providing back-door advertising for a ‘celebrity chef’ and a bakery .

Off Soapbox.