Monthly Archives: July 2012

Auckland, Ahoy!

All this talk about Martin Tom and Rooskey, set  me thinking of the first time I was in those parts during the Christmas of 1968.  It was five years before my marriage to the lovely Helen, whose family as it turned out lived next door to the first house I visited, to be greeted with a cup of tea and… (more…)

Martin Tom “Watt” Henry.

This summer our weather has been terrible with lots and lots of rain and cool, cloudy days giving no heat to make the grass grow and crops to flourish.  It has been a farmer’s nightmare wondering where the hay and silage for next winter’s feeding is going to come from.  The height of our summer was a lovely week in… (more…)

Monsignor William Lynn of Philadelphia and Father “F” of Moree, New South Wales.

The good and breaking news yesterday came from Judge Teresa Sarmina, who said to Monsignor William Lynn in Philadelphia when he was presented for sentencing, “you know full well what was right, Monsignor Lynn, but you chose wrong”.  She sentenced him to three to six years in prison after he was found guilty of child endangerment on 22nd June this… (more…)

All Praise To Enda Kenny – Taoiseach Of Ireland

It is exactly a year ago today, on 21st July 2011 and while the leaders of the free world stood around and scratched their arses, none of them daring to say a word against those ogres of men in the Vatican and Joseph Ratzinger in particular, did Enda Kenny, the Taoiseach of Ireland, stand up in the Dail and give… (more…)