Why do you lay these troubles on an already troubled mind? Can you not see your uncle is wearied by your malcontent and your warmongering?

There were geese flying over heard as I went for lunch. A whole giant flock of them, honking away as they migrated. You know what this means…. Bird Flu! That’s right, it has faded from the news, with its o-so-catchy name of H5N1, no longer are the scare-mongerers’ mongerings[1] taken seriously. In fact they aren’t […]

Emily O’Reilly reckons sex, alcohol and money are no substitute for religion. Nobody ever said they were. But as many Irish priests have eagerly demonstrated down the years, why choose one when you can have all four?

Because I’m bored, and lazy, and have read a similar one before, but can’t remember where, but it still raised a smile, I give you Only in Ireland, nicked from The Levee Breaks Only in Ireland… Can a pizza get to your house faster than an ambulance. Only in Ireland… Do banks leave both doors […]

It’s what Caesar did, and he’s not going around saying, “I came, I conquered, I felt really bad about it.” The history of the world isn’t people making friends. You had better weapons, and you massacred them. End of story.

I’m gone. But not wanting to neglect this auld blog I’ve set up a post or two for over the weekend. Today (hopefully) is Thanksgiving and while normally I don’t really care, this year I get the day off. Yeah for colleges affiliated with American ones :) And I’m taking Friday off work too. So […]

I’m a nice person, I think, hurting somebody, and caught up in what seemed a mad situation . . . and in the interest of science, one goes through with it.

Summers says she did as she was told.

“I honestly thought he was a police officer and what I was doing was the right thing,” said Summers. “I thought I was doing what I was supposed to be doing.”

I look forward to watching Willie O’Dea goose-stepping through his first military parade”

Was watching The Panel last night and they brought up the whole Willie O’Dea scandal, and I had been meaning to blog about it last week, but then everyone was joining in so I didn’t bother. But now I think I may as well introduce you all to the Irish Minister for Defence There he […]

Stay crunchy, even in milk

Gestolen from My Little Empire we have a movie meme[1] The rules:

  1. Pick 10-20 films you loved/thoroughly enjoyed.
  2. Find screen captures (stills) for each film. If you can’t find a still, pick a new movie.
  3. Post the pictures with the rules; let your readers guess from what movie each still is
  4. NO GOOGLING! This includes using IMDB if you recognise an actor

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  1. yes, normally I’d say film, but you know m and m goes together

Some langer!

Had a really nice weekend doing absolutely nothing. Nada. Not a thing. Was great. I had had vague plans to do a bit of a clean up, hoover etc on Sunday, but then after heading out to buy the paper I just vegged in front of the telly for the day. Lovely Jubbly, because I […]