So I moved from Belfast, Northern Ireland last week to Detroit, Michigan, USA. Two cities that have actually got a lot in common. Two cities that have a rich musical history and two cities that have seen riots and trouble over the years and are in the process of rebuilding their great names. Naturally then I have been regularly checking out the bbc news website keeping uptodate with the goings on back home.
One thing that caught my eye this week was the reaction from the Health minister Edwin Poots when taking part in a debate with Sinn Fein at Stormont, on the banning of blood donated from gay men. Continue reading