Monthly Archives: December 2014

The littlest hobo

Last night when we were out on our walk Bonnie disappeared. After a considerable period of increasingly frantic calls, whistles and searching, we spotted her… Let’s have a closer look at that… You’d swear we didn’t feed them! Advertisements

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We’re back, baby…

Well it’s official. Austerity is over… at least for the staff and friends at the Sindo who took obvious pleasure in announcing the return of their lavish Christmas Bash… Time to party like it’s 2006! Bit tasteless in a week … Continue reading

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Down with that sort of thing

Irish Water protests at Merrion Square today. Lovely day for a protest all the same!  

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Doggy dreams

This dog is having a bad dream so his pal decides he needs a cuddle.

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Gripe of the Day #3

When they ask your name in Starbucks (I don’t want to be your friend I just want my damn coffee) and still manage to get it wrong… (my name doesn’t sound anything like Lucy)…

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Austen spoilers

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The Dean Hotel, Harcourt Street Dublin

The newest hipster kid on the block in Dublin is the recently opened Dean Hotel on Harcourt Street, sharing the strip with established institutions like Krystle, Coppers and Dicey’s Garden. It’s altogether a classier proposition, however, and its best feature … Continue reading

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Champagne capitalism

Michael Noonan’s pronouncement that some Irish people earning €70,000 are also struggling financially was met with vitriol and derision by the majority of commentators on the Independent.ie. How dare he suggest that this cosseted and entitled elite may have been … Continue reading

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