I blogged this story before. And I’m blogging it again after driving into Dublin the other day and seeing, I would say, ten addicts wrapped up, empty coffee cup in front of them, hoping for help. Thing is, there aren’t many people in town anymore. And those that are there don’t have loose change anymore.… Read more
If you ever wondered why the questions in RTE questions are so stupid, I have to admit, it’s my fault.
Did you ever wonder why the questions asked in competitions on Irish radio and television are so stupid? Last Friday, the Late Late Show gave away €10,000 and a holiday. And this was the question viewers had to answer: Which Johnson is the Prime Minister of Great Britain? Dwayne “The Rock”, Ulrika, Lyndon B or… Read more
She has Instagram and TikTok and Snapchat. But here are ten things my daughter Charlotte (14) will never see…
TEN THINGS I SAW THAT CHARLOTTE WILL NEVER SEE Mostly, bus conductors just went about their business. They’d rattle their bag of coins and sell you a ticket dispensed from an amazing machine hanging from their shoulders. Some, though, were proper characters. They’d sing. They’d tell jokes. They’d talk loudly all the way from Mount… Read more
Did you ever wonder how does something become a proverb. I mean, people say wise things all the time. But those things don’t become proverbs I’ve done a bit of research on this. And I know, for a fact, that I’m 100 per cent right. Or close to it. Not far away. For example. You… Read more