Dishwasher dreams and multifunction foolery!

I’m ashamed of myself. I’ve willingly and knowingly embraced consumerism as a hungry dog facing a bowl of food. For the first time in my life my home has a dishwasher....

The unwelcome return of Ann D’Another Thing!

Back in Galway at the end of a recent marathon of trips to England, and I’m tired. Dripping dribble tired. Deflated-balloon-sculpture-held-together-by-chewing-gum tired. When I’m like this, I don’t trust myself with...

I remember I went to Glastonbury, but that’s all!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley After reading Denise McNamara’s excellent piece in the Tribune’s The Look magazine recently about her experience of the Electric Picnic, my mind wandered, stumbling around distant memories of festivals...

There’s nothing wrong with negative thinking!

Why on earth do we expect our brains to work perfectly? If you bang your knee on the corner of the bed it hurts like hell, swells up and a few days later a...

Has this London boy finally become a culchie?

Double Vision by Charlie Adley Last Friday evening I rolled down the blinds in my living room to block out the blazing sunshine, so that I could watch the Ireland game. Not the slightest...

Droplets of bigotry turn into rivers of blood!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley In my mind I see a vast flood delta being fed by streams and rivers, small and vast, flowing thick with blood, bullets and bombs, propelled by bigotry and...


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