Weekend’s main match: Ireland V England

While the match itself may have been more similar to Sat.’s Scotland/Italy match than the free-flowing France/Wales match, it was still full of tension and drama. Obviously I am not impartial, wanting Ireland to win, and because of that vested interest I may have found the match more enthralling than others. It was not the […]

Pan-Am or Prince Charles – how do you smile?

I read about this study a while back, and meant to blog about it but forgot, until Neil Gaiman brought it up on his blog. It is all about how the American smile is different to the British one. Course I’m wondering, how do other cultures smile? “I see a bit of the full risorius […]

The Woodsman

Went to see The Woodsman starring Kevin Bacon last week. Was a very interesting film, but not one I’m gonna review, as such, for the simple reason that the subject matter is such that it dwarfs the actual film. For those of you who don’t know, the film tells Walter’s story after he is released […]

Why are Ipods supposed to be so great?

Almost everywhere you go you’re bound to see those white earphones that id a person as using an Ipod, they are constantly mentioned as though they are the world’s only mp3 player. Are they really so great? I bought a creative Nomad jukebox something or other last year. It was cheaper than an Ipod, but […]

Think back, no further back

“described as a “psychonanalytic procedure in which
a person is encouraged to give free rein to his or
her thoughts and feelings, verbalizing whatever
comes into the mind without monitoring its content.”
Over time, this technique is supposed to help
bring forth repressed thoughts and feelings that
the person can then work through to gain a better
sense of self.

Rule 42

There’s been a lot of talk here about Rule 42 and whether or not the GAA should let rugby and soccer be played in Croke Park. And of course a lot of the debate centres around the fact that the govt. gave all this money to the GAA in order to help build the stadium. […]

Serenity prequel comic

While you are waiting for September and the film release (later if you’re this side of the Atlantic) you might be intereste in the prequel comics. The first is due for release in July. “Dark Horse Comics confirmed for Newsarama that they will be publishing the three-issue prequel, written by Whedon and Brett Matthews (a […]

GBrowser on its way

Looks like Google really is out to take over the world. First by search engine, then by email, then getting into the blogging business, and recently there have been plenty of rumours about a google browser. “In April of 2004 they purchased the domain gbrowser.com (notice the similarity to gmail.com) and recently they lured two […]