Christmas – I love it. But enjoy it while it lasts…

Do you know what starts too early at this time every year? People whinging about Christmas starting too early. It’s like they’ve got binoculars out looking for the first hint of a bauble and off they go. And then they complain about the Toy Show being boring something 1.7 million people don’t appear to believe. … Continue reading Christmas – I love it. But enjoy it while it lasts…

A political career ended by three stupid, careless words.

I always hoped I’d be Taoiseach one day. There was so much I wanted to do. I would, for example, have installed a new system in the Dáil which, apart from anything else, would let us know to the second, how long each of our public representatives spent in the chamber. It would have been … Continue reading A political career ended by three stupid, careless words.