Category Archives: Literature

Writing Courses and the Invincible Hero

I am about to start an online writing course with The Big Smoke Writing Factory. I am looking forward to it and to making a start. For years I had wanted to do one and for one reason or another … Continue reading

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An odd day all around

It has, all in all, been an odd week. It started with The Death of Tatcher on Monday. The news, not only confused a transition year student at work but it almost ruined lunch. Shortly afterwards came the inevitable onslaught … Continue reading

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Spoilers on Facebook

I watch a lot of TV. Not an obsessive amount. But it’s on most times I am in the house. A normal amount I would argue. I am of that generation that still believes in “Event TV”. That’s when you … Continue reading

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A very real concern

I have an odd dream, more like a recurring concern. I know that it’s irrational and, for the most part, improbable but it’s there and it isn’t going away. Kind of like an annoying family member or Blackburn Rovers. It … Continue reading

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Social Networking and the New Parent

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December 21st 2012

The train gently rolls towards the old city of Cork, I am besuited and heading for a meeting and have my business head, as much as it is, on. I am aware that some comments fall flat and some are … Continue reading

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On The Eve of an American Election

On the eve of an American Election Half the world is Screaming in the dark “Pick him, please, pick him” Seemingly soundless as they Go to the polls In Kentucky and Arkansas One feels like an Ancient Briton must’ve done … Continue reading

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