Monthly Archives: February 2007


Brethren by

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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 the heat. Set in the C13th this historical novel sets

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TT #4

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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 and still make money. Tickets for the Ireland England game.

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Hot Fuzz dir. by

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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 his fellow police officers (never policemen, that’d be sexist), not

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Fun and danger

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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 to play with it, but I’ve had a few goes,

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Story rory?

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Hopefully BOD and Stringer will be back in two weeks for our match against England. Which we really really really have to win. But, horror or horrors, O’Gara has picked up an ankle injury. Eddie expects him to be fit for the next match, but you never know, and all credit to Paddy Wallace, but we would miss ROG. Just

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Blood and Chocolate [based on the book] by dir. by

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From the people who brought us Underworld so I hope you are not expecting the best film in the world here? To be honest this film does exactly what it says on the tin. It is a supernatural horror love story, based on a novel for “young adults”, although from the wikipedia article it seems as though there were quite

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Gutted

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Gutted! Revisited. There is no denying that Croke Park is an impressive venue. I haven’t been there all that often. I don’t remember who was playing for my first visit, but I do remember being asked if anyone had asked us to carry anything into the stadium. It must have been a Sligo game as Dad took us, though I’m

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Dude, seriously?

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Irish fans make me laugh. They have no right to expect anything – they don’t support their own league, expect English clubs to take their youth and train them into footballers and (like Humphries) only think about football when the GAA isn’t on.

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I am not other people

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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 this was a preview showing, so that is forgivable. And

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TT #3

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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 meaning you gotta jump really quickly to avoid the water.

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Minnows V muppets

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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 mean, we all expected at least 5 goals, didn’t we?

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Jaysus!

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Talk about a blood injury I’d say he had to change his jersey and all before he came back on. And now for something somewhat different: A Chara, – How ironic that in the week when we finally have had to accept that we are killing the planet with our over-use of energy, the main cause for celebration should be

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