Monthly Archives: June 2006


Anansi Boys

ISBN: 0755305078 It begins, as most things begin, with a song Fat Charlie is fat, but the nickname has stuck. It is his father’s fault [...]

“And then she woke up.” I suppose there are worse endings.

Weird dreams last night; doubly weird as in my memory now they all happened at the same time. Which makes no sense whatsoever. Dream #1 invo [...]

‘Dry balls’ Nealon

Like a yo-yo the internet connection at work is bouncing up and down. It is a tad annoying. I was in a bit of a nostalgic mood last night. Y [...]

you can take it that way if you want

So y’all know what today marks dontcha? Yup, that’s right, on the 28day of June in 1922[1] the Irish Civil war broke out as the [...]

Judged by English standards, the Irish are a difficult and unsatisfactory people. Their civilisation is different and in many ways lower than that of the English

Three posts in the one day, I must be busy at work! Went to see The Wind That Shakes the Barley on Friday, and meant to post this then, but [...]

It matters what we journalists do. If I didn’t think my work made a difference, I’d probably give it up

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the death of Veronica Guerin. For those of you who don’t know Guerin was a journalist who mainly [...]

Slowly slowly catchy monkey

Edit Welcome, Maniac Muslim peoples. What’s the best thing about the World Cup? Why, Aprés match of course. And what is the best th [...]

A Song for Arbonne

ISBN: 0586216774 Reread with FantasyFavorites On a morning in the springtime of the year, when the snows of the mountains were melting and t [...]

The Wind That Shakes the Barley

Opening with a hurling scene in Cork in the 1920's this film lives entirely within the experience of the main character, Damien. A young doc [...]
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