an exhibition of which Belfast can be very proud

The story that is told by the exhibition that I was visiting this afternoon is one that has been told many times before. It one which is drawing great crowds of visitors to Belfast – it is a story of great success but also of great tragedy.

The exhibition is that in the Titanic Belfast centre in the Titanic Quarter of Belfast. The centre looks out on the slipways where RMS Titanic and her sister ship RMS Olympic were built.  Continue reading “an exhibition of which Belfast can be very proud”

A judicial clanger…

Mr Justice Harman, voted by lawyers three times as the “worst judge in Britain”, resigned in 1998. He once, when a female witness said her title was “Ms”, replied: “I’ve always thought there were only three kinds of women: wives, whores, and mistresses. Which are you?” —“Classic judicial clangers” by Gary Slapper in The Times, May 23, 2013 accessed online http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/law/student-law/article3770657.ece   Continue reading A judicial clanger…