An Taoiseach, Leo Varadker last night announced that for the next two weeks we are to remain within two kilometres of our houses. We can leave this area to go foodshopping, grab a takeaway or if we are essential staff. What have I decided to do, you ask? I'm in Kildare, my workstuff is at … Continue reading Will the Real Slim Shady Please Queue up?
First of all, I would like to apologise for the excruciating wordplay in the title. It was cheap, crass and I LOVE IT! Get used to bad puns, poor jokes and some hot takes because I'm having a ball.I've seen so many conflicting arguments on Twitter and other social media sites on how best we … Continue reading The Quaran-Time of our Lives
Hello again from atop another low peak of a very climbable mountain. No, I'm not writing this from the uppermost point of a climb. I'm writing from the comfort of a couch on level ground up a small set of stairs. The climbing and hillwalking has kind of fell short in the past few months, … Continue reading A Guide to Hillwalking and Mountain-climbing for People who don't know what the F**k they're doing! – Mount Hillary Loop
There is a horrible sense of deflation that comes with trying to read and not being able to connect with the material. T.V. shows, movies, songs and podcasts are replaceable and changeable; there are so many of them out there. Obviously, the same can be said of books but the dawn, advent and rise of … Continue reading Read on!
I recognise the warning signs straight away. Having grown increasingly frustrated in my current job for the last few months for a myriad of reasons, I am close to giving up. I am also close to snapping and venting my frustrations on the under-performing members of my team and my boss. I have to catch … Continue reading Keep the Head
Title: EmmaDirector: Autun de WildeGenre: Period, Drama, Comedy, Romance.Main Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn, Bill Nighy, Mia Goth, Miranda Hart.Runtime: 125 minsIMDb rating: 6.8/10.My rating: 7/10.Quick summary: Jane Austen's novel about a young woman who finds out that meddling in her friends and family's love lives can have far reaching consequences is brought to decadent … Continue reading Emma
"After all, to the well-organised mind, death is but the next great adventure." - Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, 1997. I sensed the white, freezing feeling of dread in the pit of my stomach before the thought even entered my head. Initially, I put it down to the combination of chocolate, popcorn … Continue reading Let’s talk about death, BA-BY!
Lads…I had the biggest brainfart of my life this morning. I was driving down the road, going a slightly different route than I would normally take because I was picking someone up for work. Nevertheless, I have driven this road countless times in the past. In the recent past, mind. I passed under the One … Continue reading Brain Fart
Apologies for the brief hiatus, guys. I was on holidays in the beautiful city of Prague, as can be seen from my well thought out title. Please have a quick read of what I got up to on my travels. First trip of 2020 was a success and I'm back to write more shite. I … Continue reading Prague
I have written some lovely descriptive pieces about the beauty in the hills of Kerry and the rugged charm of Sugarloaf, all the while forgetting some of the lovely places that I've been in Cork. Come to the real capital of Éire and the actual European capital of culture 2005 and feast your eyes on … Continue reading Must see sights in Cork