Gone are the days when parents can pack their kids off to school and get on a bus or drive to and from work knowing their product is being cared for and educated in a reasonable way by people who decided that teaching children and watching them flower was a […]
What The Fuck!
It has been a most unsatisfactory week. It all started last Tuesday. I rose early, as is my want. A cup of coffee and a slice of toast with an ample coating of peanut butter for my loved one was in order. I came up with the aforementioned and offered […]
The World Has Gone Fucking Mad!
I now understand the meaning of the word gobsmacked, the dictionary definition is flabbergasted or astounded. It is Sunday morning towards the end of October 2021, the world is trying its best to vanish up its own arse hole to escape the profundity of a thing they have called Covid. […]
What Is It All About.
I have just returned from a few days in Manchester and I have been amazed at the way things are over there. Social distancing and mask wearing seem to be a thing of the past. You can walk into a pub or a restaurant or a shop without fear of […]
What Is It?
Good morning and hello again. It is nearly seven weeks since I last posted. All of it taken up with preparation, actuality and recovery from my marriage to my beautiful Selene on 13th August 2021. Some people might think in this modern age how stupid we were whereas others might […]
Happiness in Spite.
It is 5.00am on 30th April 2021 and I am happy. I have just come out of my period of mourning for poor old Phil, a man who seemed to have enjoyed life no matter what trials and tribulations were thrown at him from a very early age, with his […]
Poor Phil Is Dead. “That Is No Country For Old Men”
Well poor old Phil is dead. He died yesterday 9th April 2021 two months short of his 100 years. Would Lizzie have written to him then as is her want with centenarians or would she think she has said enough in their 74 year married life? Do you know I […]
A Chink Of Light.
Before I start this rant I would like to thank Jordan B Peterson for putting these thoughts into my head. I was trying to work out why people act in a sheep-like way when it comes to orders from high. He explained that we live in an hierarchical society with […]
The Here And Now.
I live on a small, some might say exclusive estate of 10 houses in a small town in the west of Ireland, situated on the banks of a beautiful and sometimes swift flowing river that eventually finds it way to the heart beat of Ireland, the River Shannon. I have […]
Can You Believe It!
In these bleak, awful days of Covid with people choking to death in their masks and fighting in the queues, lining up at vaccination centres wanting to be the first to get the jab that day, there is news!!! Today, 12th March 2021, the world is starting to fight back. […]