Life

Top TUNE! Thursday Nov 21st 2019

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Time for a song recommendation – and this time it’s an oldie but a (very) goodie – inspired by a question I answered on twitter. The question was “name a great album from an obscure band”. My answer was “Throwing Copper by LIVE” – which fits the bill nicely: Great album – obscure band (they’d ../[Continue reading]

Driving

The Long Way

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We moved home recently, leaving Drumcondra in the City Centre for Donabate in North County Dublin, meaning that my usual commute to work (in Tullamore) now includes two tolls, where it used to include just one. One of them is on the M50 – the ring road motorway around the capital, the other is on ../[Continue reading]

Life

How to Disappear Completely?

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Ever wondered how to disappear completely? Wouldn’t it be hard to remove every trace of yourself online, take yourself out of “the system” etc.? Would it involve faking your own death? – Y’know, so that social security cards, ID cards, passports etc. would be rescinded or deleted. Could you leave everyone behind, change your identity, ../[Continue reading]

Music

Go ahead, make my day

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The fact that my domain name was about to expire reminded me of this site… and I really should get writing more. I will. I promise. *cough* Anyway!… August has come around … which means silly season for news and current affairs programs… which means a bonus for me as, just like happened last year, ../[Continue reading]