Charlie Adley

If you’re feeling confused, read despots for dummies!

We all might be dead by the time you read this.  “Aha!” you say, “You’re wrong there, because if I’m dead I can’t be reading anything at all!” That just shows you’re confused. Anything is...
Charlie Adley

If the world gets too noisy, stand and stare at spring!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Phew! What a trip that was. As I turn the car into our driveway, the Snapper and I are back in our quiet corner of the west of Ireland. Stepping...
Charlie Adley

Explosions of knees and joy at a family wedding!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Right now I am filled with joy. This evening I attended my lovely niece’s wedding in a forest somewhere north of Tel Aviv. Instead of the usual allocation of numbers,...
Charlie Adley

‘Brirish’ – two languages joined as one, now, so!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Twenty very odd years ago years ago I was ensconced in Pádraicín’s bar in Furbo, relating a heinous anecdote to my good friends The Body and Blitz. “Whereabouts was this in...
Charlie Adley

Can we please change the rules of gender warfare?

Double Vision with Charlie Adley To the redheaded woman wearing a green top in the lift last night: I am truly sorry you felt I had been so rude. In fact I felt gutted that...
Charlie Adley

Time for a gentle ramble around windy West Clare!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley As I steer the car around Black Head and head south along Clare’s coast, my view turns from Salthill across Galway Bay to the Aran Islands. It’s early on a...


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