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When time is the enemy, thanks to Covid 19

Week 3; in these difficult times with no end in sight, it is more important than ever, to impose some sort of structure on your day. A time for audio book listening, some exercise, Whatsapping and maybe a movie or …

Living through lockdown – a new normality!

The second week and I like everyone else, am trying to come to terms with this new world. The new normality which it brings, which would have been inconceiveable three weeks ago, is a bitter pill which must be taken.…

The shoe is on the other foot now!

What a time we’re living in! The Corona Virus has led to World War 3 restrictions, without a visible enemy in sight. What were once dismissed as over the top OCD behaviours, will now be embraced as the new standard.…

Ciao Pope Francis!

Now that the pope is gone, I have to say that I did enjoy watching it over the weekend ( my agency let me down again, so I was housebound!)

From the get go I was quite saddened by his …

Anti choice misuse of disability-Repeal the Eighth!

(Update Friday 9/03/18) Even though the following blog was done some time ago, a lot of my core ideas have not changed The tired old “pro-life” bandwagon will no doubt keep rolling out the same stifling rhetoric again. This is

“Terrorists will never win”…..but mission accomplished in Manchester.

So shocked to learn about the slaughter in Manchester. It defies belief and its further evidence that any form of religion really is mental poison.

The slayer of these innocents, has been inspired by a horrible blood loving creed, which …

Trump-The President with no clothes

As I was turning off the telly last night, it seemed assured that in the morning there would not be a President Trump. The news reports saying that there had been a record turnout of Latino voters and even a …

Cough up Apple Ireland!

(Update 05/10/17: How disgusting is it that the Irish government is being taken to the European court, for not collecting at least €13 billion in back taxes from a company that can so lavishly afford it. It defies belief!

That Mrs Browns Boys is so popular, is the biggest joke of all!

How could Mrs Browns Boys be voted the best British (?) sitcom of the century? It absolutely beggars belief!

From time to time I watch it, to try and decipher just what it is, that so many of my family …

Trump, “Under the Gun” and America’s impending IQ test

Original Post  2/8/16.

I’ve just finished watching “Under the Gun”, a powerful and revelatory look at the whole gun culture in the US.

Its hard to fathom how readily available guns are in that country, that you can buy a …