Monthly Archives: April 2014

Duty galls

I’ve been feeling rather smug lately as I’ve nearly managed to clear the onerous debt on my credit card. It’s taken years but I’m almost there. Funnily enough when I owed the bank thousands I never heard from them, but … Continue reading

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EVERY OTHER DAY’S, QUOTE OF THE DAY

# 12 ) Gerry Ryan, wazzan Irish presenter of radio and television employed by Raidio Teilifis Eireann.  He died this day some years ago, and i suppose, well . . . heez missed.  This here quote is one eyem fond of; “I think Irish people still … Continue reading

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EVERY OTHER DAY’S, QUOTE OF THE DAY

# 11 ) Alfred Hitchcock, wazza an English film director and producer, from England. “Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.” . . . and remembering  Cheo Feliciano, legendary heartthrob of Latin music who crashed his car and died earlier … Continue reading

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Bray to Greystones : Sunny Sunday Cliff Walk

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EVERY OTHER DAY’S, QUOTE OF THE DAY

For the weekend that’s initt; # 10 ) Karol Józef Wojtyła, wazza Catholic Polish Pope from Poland who according to the present wazza backward bigoted homophobe . . . hmmm . . . “Faced with problems and disappointments, many people … Continue reading

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Taxonomy

An ominous brown envelope alighted on our doorstep this morning and that was the final straw. Now we’re really bloody angry. Where does this government get off thinking they can continue to raid the already empty pockets of Ireland’s working classes? … Continue reading

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EVERY OTHER DAY’S, QUOTE OF THE DAY

# 9 ) C. S. Lewis was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, and Christian apologist from Belfast. “The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.”

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Game of drones

Spring is here and new life has sprouted with alarming fecundity on lampposts around the country. Yes, it’s election season. What struck me driving home past the identikit posters exhorting me to Vote number 1, for Ireland, for jobs, for … Continue reading

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Cashel Palace, Tipperary

We happened upon this impressive building on a recent visit to Cashel. It dates from the 18th Century and was originally built as a residence for the Archbishop of Cashel. Its red brick façade is quite unusual for the period. … Continue reading

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I know you’re well and you’re doing fine . . .

“The Faz” sat with us at the dining table in the dining room with his glass half full of vodka and both ourselves were easing into the evening, aided by beer and wine when! Delaney ran under the table towards … Continue reading

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