Have recently been to see Wonderland and The Day After Tomorrow, but don’t have time to do proper reviews for either. So here are the mini-reviews: Would recommend Wonderland. Dark and gruesome, I’d give it a 7/10. Starring Val Kilmer, and dealing with real events in 1981. And as for The Day After Tomorrow, well it weren’t very good. SomeRead more
Monthly Archives: May 2004
this time courtesy of Sally: A man has comitted suicide after having relations with a chicken. Or to put it another way, he knew the chicken, in the biblical sense. More details.Read more
The Guardian have a story about a boy who has been convicted of incitement to his own murder.
The 14 y.o. met a 16 y.o. online and persuaded him, through the creation of various fictional characters, that he was taking part in an initiation into the Secret Service, and that his murder victim was dying of cancer.
You are He-Man from Masters of the Universe! Youtake life very seriously, and you should,considering you are the keeper of all that isgood and right in the universe! However, yournonstop suspicion of Skeletor and his henchmancan start your friends wondering why you don’tloosen up once in awhile. Which Forgotten 80s Cartoon Character Are You? brought to you by Quizilla CurrentRead more
News from the Sligo Champion (free ref req’d), is that the Hawkswell theatre may not survive past this year. The Arts Council have cut funding, and it doesn’t look like the management have enough to keep theatre operating “The situation is critical. We are facing a huge operating deficit. As things stand, we will be able to keep the doorsRead more
Is the issue of Roy Keane He returned last night, (again, I’ll state plainly I’m a Roy girl not a McCarthy one) and I was delighted to see him back. But this whole delayed live coverage is really really really really really really really really pointless. I wanted to watch it, I really did, but, and no offence to TV3Read more
Very interesting reading on Internet Commentator about De Valera and his paying his respects on the death of Hitler. Now, ever since my leaving cert I’ve been a Collins girl, not a Dev follower. He just such a “cute hoor”, and of course he is responsible for Fianna Fail. But the one point I would recommend any Irish person payRead more
Okay, so maybe a little sarky with yonder headline, but I do think people should vote. If you don’t know whether or not you are are entitled go check it out. Speak to your local TD/MP/representative, whatever they are called in your neck of the woods. Hell, even say you’ll vote for them and you never know… We had aRead more
Was a complete and utter drag. First off I slept in, due to the fact that we had no electricity and so I was depending on my phone to wake me up. It did the job, but I switched it off, as I normally do with me alarm clock, only for it to go off again in 9 minutes. NotRead more
If I were… a month I would be: February a day of the week I would be: A lazy Sunday afternoon (less than a day, but I can pick and choose) a time of day I would be: the afternoon, round 3ish I think. a planet I would be: Mars a sea animal I would be: otter a direction IRead more
That is the enscription on Spike Milligan’s headstone. For those of you without Irish it is a translation of what he wanted: “I told you I was ill.” Duirt mé (I told) pronounced durtch may (like the month) leat (you) pronounced lat go raibh mé (that I was) pronounced not like the english go, but the o is sorta likeRead more
The past few days here have been wonderful, lovely sunny weather with not a cloud in the sky for several days in a row. And the North Atlantic Skyline blog has a gorgeous picture of Nephin Mt. Co MayoRead more