Category Archives: Musing

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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All quiet on this front

It has been a bit dead on here due to a not unexpected bout of reading and writing. So, in the next few days I hope to whack up three book reviews (could push to four) and a short story. … Continue reading

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Five weeks to go now

It is now five weeks until I get married. Those who have already been married will know that it’s an odd feeling of excitement, panic and “please don’t let me fuck it up” based apprehension. I have been told that … Continue reading

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Why I am an Atheist

In a lot of blogs people give all sorts of reasons for their non-belief and it can sometimes read like an introduction to an AA meeting: My name is Matt, and I have been without God for six months. This … Continue reading

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Marriage and Atheism – Part Two – The Revenge

Well we met with the Spiritualist Minister that is going to legaliseĀ our relationship in a formal context. She was, and I assume still is, a rather small but pleasant lady. Somewhere in her late fifties or early sixties she met … Continue reading

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