Maurice Neill

Maurice's Blogs

The loneliness of a long distance Christmas

MY wife sometimes accuses me of a ‘bah humbug’ attitude to the festive season but the truth is I enjoy...

In the shadow of Uncle Sam

THE Shakespearean drama that is the Presidential election in the United States reaches a climax on November 3 and will...

One night in Accident and Emergency

THERE was a dreadful stabbing pain across my lower belly as I stood up and I knew immediately I was...

Voices of the past

MY career as a creative writer has taken a modest step forward. A contribution to a new book, The 32:...

Days of roast-beef

TOURISM was doing a roaring trade in Northern Ireland until the Coronavirus came along. I don’t need statistics and charts...

Life and death in a lost Eden

I SPENT much of the month of June at my home in the borderlands where there are no queues at...

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