Monthly Archives: June 2011

Locomotion

I like trains. You travel on trains. You journey on trains. There is a ballet about it. Aircraft travel, once so luxurious, is now little more than a bus with wings. Nor does this change when you up the game … Continue reading

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Prep’ for next winter.

 Silage harvest.

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An Ad

This ad is driving the Irish Womens Council insane. Now this is a grouping not noted for a huge sense of humour. In a survey taken as a direct result of this ad 17% of women polled agreed with the … Continue reading

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The Guests have babies.

As yet they haven’t moved enough that I can count them with any accuracy. So I’m saying three, but think four.They have built the nest behind the door of an inner shed in a place where I can just get … Continue reading

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Stand and deliver.

A news report came out of California about the US federal government issuing a warrant originating in the Dept of Education student loans office. This warrant was served -which isn’t in dispute- accompanied by a company of fifteen S.W.A.T. That … Continue reading

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Studies in Light; or Buttercups

 That last post might have been a tad dark. So, some studies in light

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Irish Poems

Last year in the month before the Hurling All Ireland Final stood a placard incised upon. ‘Five in a row !, Me hole’. Anonymous Tipperary wag. While another,By Dennis O’Driscoll,fromCHURCHYARD VIEW: THE NEW ESTATE The child’s coffinlike a violin case.A … Continue reading

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