On 22nd February 2015 my wife and I flew out of Dublin Airport bound for Beauvais 50 miles north of Paris, an airport in much need of investment and used by lots of budget carriers from North Africa and especially by our very own Ryan Air. A hundred years ago […]
Hunger Striking To History
Well yesterday Dublin witnessed what could only be classed as a spontaneous reaction to the ridiculous judge Paul Gilmartin’s sentencing of the Dublin Five to prison for coming within 20 metres of a water meter installer. 10,000 or so locals from the Dublin area arose, put on their boots and […]
To Be Or Not To Be.
Before I begin this little but very important blog posting I would just like to register myself as a definite confirmed heterosexual of unambiguously male gender and so can only look at today’s subject with a sympathetic outsider’s eye. I am writing as I feel after my small amount of […]
Well after putting on 3Kgs in December it is time to take stock, I need to lose that three plus more if only to keep my endocrinologist happy. I sold my soul to the good Doctor Lourens 18 months ago and more than anything in my life I cannot let […]
The Last Fuck Up Of 2014
This posting is short and really it is to wish all my readers a HAPPY NEW YEAR and to remind everybody of the last fuck up of 2014. Yesterday Baroness Butler Sloshed, the erstwhile chair of the Inquiry into Child Abuse, agreed to be interviewed by the BBC and in […]
Wandering Through South Africa – Part 3
Well Day 5 started early as most days seemed to do. The world here shuts down at dusk because everybody seems scared of the night. They might have good reason for it. Our first words of advice after getting the South African welcome was do not go out at night. […]
Ebola is in the Diocese Of Salford
Well with Bishop Terence Brainless back-scuttling it out of the Salford Diocesan door, we have another criminal being inserted into his troubled seat. Bishop John Arnold, Auxillary Bishop of the dark and dirty Diocese of Westminster has been elevated by the pope and just in time for Nichols of Westminster […]
Brendan Behan’s Borstal Boy
It must have been in 1964, having been intrigued by Brendan Behan’s antics on television, that I first read Borstal Boy, which led me on to reading everything he wrote and other things that were written by others when he was incapable of writing towards the end of his short […]
I Am A Non-violent Terrorist, David Says So.
Following David Cameron’s speech on terrorism at the United Nations recently, where he spoke at length on the war on terrorism world-wide and what all countries needed to do, He stated that non-violent extremist were as bad as the violent terrorists we see on our screens every day of the […]
Back Again To Wonder And To Pester.
Well after over two weeks of inactivity due to technical problems outside of my control, I am back to wonder, pester and generally get on the tits of all that is holy, glorious and nasty in the lying , cheating world that is Britain, Ireland and the Catholic Church, especially […]