‘If I was a young baker in Belfast I’d revive the Paris bun. There would be a cult following’

Brighid’s Diary

The Duke of York pub in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter

Brighid McLaughlin

The gentleman beside me saw me desperately trying to lug a heavy haversack on to the train to Belfast. “Och do you need a hand?” says he. Begod I do, says I, thank you very much.