The season three finale of Lost was aired on Irish TV on Sunday night. Fantastic. Really, really excellent. The first half of the third season was weak – still good compared to most prime time TV, but just nowhere near as accomplished as the previous two series of Lost. However, the second half of the… Continue Reading
I’ve been away from the blog for a little while – went on holiday, had to catch up with lots of work, attended a budo seminar in Athlone, hosted a visiting shihan for a class, got back into some fiction writing – in short I haven’t had a load of time to blog. The result… Continue Reading
It’s a long time since I’ve heard an album that’s just grabbed me from the first track and been excellent all the way through. If you’ve never heard of them, check out The Arcade Fire and their album Neon Bible. Play it loud.
Myself and some friends have just gotten back from a week’s hols on Mallorca – and had a fantastic time. We rented a villa in the hills outside Pollensa and kicked back. We also managed to fit in some yacht-shaped fun and spent some time cruising around the Island. Really, great fun. If you haven’t… Continue Reading
Oh man, this is a head wrecker. See if you can see the trick being done. It’s genuinely amazing.
Somebody sent me a link to an article on the nature of how people present themselves on the internet. It’s interesting, and I know I’ve seen the behaviour detailed within the article continually over the years. When people have the opportunity to separate their actions from their real world and identity, they feel less vulnerable… Continue Reading
That’s what I thought when the press release fell into my mail box this afternoon. I get travel related press releases all the time, but I nearly dropped my coffee when I saw this one. There is a new company offering a bus service to take you from London to Sydney . . . by… Continue Reading