Monthly Archives: January 2012

Conversations with Tiberius Purcelli

Cat “sitting” Tiberius Purcelli and Brownie Continue reading

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With memories not yet had …

Living life to the fullest … with memories not yet had… Continue reading

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The Bone Setter, back pain remedies & Irish weather forecasting

… you can’t make this shit up.

When arriving at Dublin Airport last month I had a bit of a fall down the escalator. I have a bad back to begin with and I wasn’t sure if the fall or the Irish weather made it worse. Continue reading

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Caillte san aistriúchán Gaeilge – Lost in “Irish” translation

I recently read that the Irish have updated their dictionary for the first time in something like 50 years. The new version came out as a result of words that have been created for today’s world and technology. Continue reading

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The 11.20 Express from Clonegal to Leopardstown

After bringing down the house last year, my daughter Colleen and I recruited David “Mario Andretti” Quigley and John “I shoot ’em” Waskiewicz to join us in our return to Leopardstown on “Paddy Power Chase Day”. Continue reading

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Bunclody’s 2nd annual “long cock” competition

The last few weeks has seen a run on pharmacies selling male enhancement products, especially for “mega penis”, which sold out within hours of being set for sale. Continue reading

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