This very, very cute kitten is looking for a home. He was born without eyes but in the right home… Thanks Sharon for finding this! Edit: domain is gone. bah.
Bridge Under Construction, part 2
Take a step back from the bridge and there’s an alleyway leading up towards Shandon and the north side of the city.
Vex, where are you?
Several years ago any resident of Blackrock would recognise this tag. It was plastered all over the area, on every lamp-post, many walls and practically every smooth surface. I spotted this one near Blackrock Castle while Jacinta and I cycled past. It was at the bottom of a metal door […]
RTE's Bush Interview
Justin has a lot more on RTE’s Bush Interview that I mentioned previously. He notes that the White House complained to “RTE, the Irish Embassy, the Irish Government, and the reporter herself” aftewards. hehe. He includes links to the realvideo version of it as well as an mp3 audio-track too. […]
'Fit' Bush vest pics a mistake, says Ahern
Heh. George Bush was pictured in his vest on Saturday morning! Has anyone got a copy of the photo that appeared in Ireland On Sunday? I spoke too soon 🙂 From here – about the quality, it’s a “picture taken of a newspaper print from a video grab.” Thanks Niall […]
Race Against Waste!
Despite having a slightly dodgy tv advert, the Race Against Waste website is actually rather useful and informative! There’s info on everything from recycling to composting and reusing material, and the first FAQ is “Where can I get a compost bin?” Ah yes, once upon a time I actually blogged […]
Buying and Moving House in Ireland – Utilities
Part ??? of ??? – almost there! I get the keys of the house on Friday so I’m quite excited at the prospect! There’s still a lot to be arranged, and transferring utilities is one of those jobs. I rang The ESB, Bord Gais, and Eircom earlier to find out […]
Haunted Houses, Ghosts and Poltergeists
I need a spooky category.. Gerry Ryan has had a few calls from women saying their houses are haunted. I’ve an open mind about this and wouldn’t dismiss it out of hand at all. The first caller said that she saw a silver haired woman lying on the bed next […]
Blackpool Factories In Ruin
I went up to Blackpool on Saturday afternoon to photograph the textile factory and Sunbeam. Even 24 hours later smoke still rose from the fire-gutted buildings and rubble. The Evening Echo had a stark picture of the blazing building on it’s Friday edition. It’s lucky nobody was injured in the […]
Fire units battling Cork city blaze
I just heard on IRC that there’s a fire in Blackpool! I looked out the window but didn’t expect to see anything as we’re more than 8 6.25 miles (Thanks Christian!) away here in Ballincollig… Fire in Blackpool