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...
Charlie Adley

The Academy Award for best exposed bum goes …. to me!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Rather than dwelling on an imbecilic cock-up concerning envelopes and selfie-obsessed idiots at last week’s Academy Awards, I prefer to remember the fantastic films nominated in 1995. Both ‘Pulp Fiction’...
Charlie Adley

How can winter be over if it barely ever began?

Double Vision with Charlie Adley For the last four months, I’ve been feeling like the fella in the Western who’s peering nervously over a vast expanse of empty prairie towards the lonely distant mountains, turning...
Charlie Adley

Ireland remains corrupt – no matter who’s in charge!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Sometimes it’s great being an outsider. Over a quarter of a century, I’ve tried to understand and assimilate into Irish culture in many ways, but where justice and accountability are...
Charlie Adley

I’m all over the place – but I’m going nowhere!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Sometimes, looking after your body feels like such hard work. After over two years on a waiting list for physio for my back, I’m eventually awarded an appointment at a...


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