I call a spade a shovel, straightforward. If I disagree with someone, I tell them.
As the world changes, the way we work changes with it.
We urgently need a major programme of investment in renewable energy generation to tackle climate change.
We have to face up to the fact that without the armed uprising in 1916 Britain would not have withdrawn from southern Ireland.
There's something in people's character, particularly the British character, about unfairness. They don't like it.
My ambition is to learn to play the trombone. My wife pulls my leg about it. I'll find time, my neighbours might not appreciate it but I'm going to try.