It’s been such a long, long time since I posted here and a lot of water has flowed under the proverbial bridge since then. Recently I’ve been looking for a good excuse to start posting again and I can’t think of a better reason that celebrating my 60th birthday. The expression goes that life begins […]
This is not an easy post to write. For the last 14 months I’ve been running my own business, Computer Troubleshooters – West Cork. Unfortunately, despite all my best efforts, this simply isn’t paying the bills, let alone putting food on the table. So I’ve decided to wind the company up and look for a […]
There’s an age old adage that you’re probably familiar with: Measure twice – cut once. Well for me it goes more like: Measure twice – cut three or four times, measure it again and cut a couple times more. I don’t know what it is; but I just can’t seem to get the measurements right. […]
Up until now we’ve used a Miele S718 vacuum cleaner to quite good effect; but since we got a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel last year it was obvious that the Miele was struggling to pick up the pet hair off the carpet. By the way these dogs are described as “moderate shedders” of hair. I’d […]
Meanwhile, on the other side of the fence, Brian Cowen was heard to say that the employment situation would “disimprove” during the summer. What’s the matter Brian, does the word “worsen” get stuck in the gullet or are you hoping we’re all too daft to know what a disimprovement is?
I don’t usually blog about politics; but with the country in the economic strife that it’s in I’m guess I’m more keenly aware of what our politicians are up to. If there’s one thing that really gets my gall up is empty rhetoric from politicians and Enda Kenny is the latest to step up to […]
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Just found out that today is World Autism Awareness Day. I guess it’s something that really needs promoting and support. I didn’t know there was such a thing as World Autism Awareness Day so that must be a reflection of how little the public know and understand about this condition.