Brethren

ISBN: 0340839694 The sun was approaching its zenith, dominating the sky and turning the deep ochre of the desert to a bleached bone-white. Buzzards circled the crowns of the hills that ringed the plain of Ayn Jalut and their abrasive cries hung on the air, caught in the solidity of …

TT #4

My titles for these posts have to be the most original in the world, no? Thirteen Things that I wantssesss[1] A house. Even an apartment would do. In the city centre so I can still walk to work. Plus, if I move away I’ll be able to rent it out …

Hot Fuzz

Basically, if you didn’t like Shaun of the Dead you probably won’t like this film. Okay, so there are no zombies here, but the style of humour remains the same. Personally I loved it. Pegg plays the role of Nicholas Angel, a tough city cop transferred to the countryside because …

Fun and danger

Last night we had our first Wii related accident. The flatmate and her boyfriend bought a Wii a week ago or so. It has been over at his new place for most of the time, but came back on Friday. Course what with the rugby I haven’t had much time …

I am not other people

Went to the theatre last night to see American Buffalo by David Mamet. Twas on at The Gate, and stars Aiden Gillen[1] Sean McGinely[2] and Domhnall Gleeson[3] and very good it was too. The actors did forget a couple of lines, and the odd bit of timing was off, but …

TT #3

Thirteen Things to complain about today As you can see from the first post today, the Irish football team. What was that all about? The fact that we have no snow today. The fact that the weather forecast constantly lie to us. Cars who zoom past you, straight into puddles …

Minnows V muppets

Or so one of the papers put it. All I can say is OMFG! 2-1. Two-one!? First of all, we only managed to score two goals! and second of all we let San Marino score. San Ma-fucking-rino? There aren’t enough exclamation marks in the world to convey my shock. I …