Meet Shuri

This little kitten was wandering on the road; her eyes sealed shut and unable to see. So we picked her up and called into the house that it looked like she came from. And she probably did, two other adult cats hanging around and loads of cat food containers lying around. But no person. And […]

Panther: First Look (No Spoilers)

Some movies want to make you act antisocially or, I dunno, drive really aggressively or beat somebody up. Black Panther makes you want to go home and clean up your neighborhood. Organize. Paint something. It makes you want to retire old, stupid grudges and remember our common causes. Christopher James Priest – 30th Jan 2018 […]

Well, that’s 2017 over and done with

I’m going to ignore how terrible a year it was, in so many ways, and just look at the books and film I enjoyed this year. I just about made my target of 105 books read in 2017, the longest of which was Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke. It is a big […]

Good news is also news!

There is a whole heap of bad news out in the world. There are terrible things happening all over the world. But it does no harm to share some of the good news stories too. There is some good in this world … and it’s worth fighting for. The people of Ballaghaderreen1 are building a […]