Monthly Archive: May 2004

Films

Films

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...

More wierdness

More wierdness

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.

Bizareness Abounds

Bizareness Abounds

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.

Make that She-Ra!

Make that She-Ra!

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...

Anyone got a couple of quid to spare?

Anyone got a couple of quid to spare?

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...

Even more controversial than neutrality

Even more controversial than neutrality

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...

Ireland and Neutrality

Ireland and Neutrality

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...

Go vote, even Eminem says it’s “cool”

Go vote, even Eminem says it’s “cool”

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...

Today

Today

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,...

Duirt mé leat go raibh mé breoite

Duirt mé leat go raibh mé breoite

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...

Sunny Weather

Sunny Weather

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 Mayo