Dave O'Connell

Smartphone zombies are the biggest menace on our streets

A Different View with Dave O’Connell The Chinese may have questions to answer when it comes to human rights – but they’re leading the way when it comes to the phenomenon of ‘smartphone zombies’ ....
Dave O'Connell

Different game – but still all in the name – for Confirmation

A Different View with Dave O’Connell The little fella came to the top of the queue, facing the priest who was confirming him. Unfortunate timing meant that the choir was between songs just as he...

Hitch-hiker’s guide to the galaxy – or at least the old Galway road

A Different View with Dave O’Connell There was a time in Ireland – and it wasn’t all that long ago – when hitch-hiking wasn’t just a travel option; it was almost a way of life. For...

Putting yourself in the picture – selfies can be the death of you

A Different View with Dave O’Connell We all have a phone full of holiday pix, when first it’s you and then your other half outside the same landmark building – or a distorted selfie from...
Dave O'Connell

Hold onto your own hair for sure – but steer clear of a flying...

A Different View with Dave O’Connell There was a photo taken at a recent family gathering where as many people were facing in the wrong direction as looking at the camera; vainly and in vain,...

Squeezed middle shouldn’t shout too loud no matter what the stress

A Different View with Dave O’Connell There are two ways of defining the squeezed middle; one is what happens when your girth is too wide and your belt is too tight – and the other...

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