Petrol in Ballinspittle is only €1.819/lt today. That’s the cheapest I’ve seen in a long time. After listening to this Planet Money podcast about the cost of gasoline I wonder if we will have expensive petrol and diesel forever? Reason being, it’s unlikely that new oil refineries will ever be […]
Tetanus? I’m good for another ten years
Ah, Mommy Cat. We have two cats. They’ve lived with us for more than 13 years. Originally there were five but the three boys wandered too far and unfortunately were lost to cars on a nearby road. Mommy Cat, the matriarch of all she sees, brought her kittens to us […]
My dog is the master of this
Any time we go out Diego does his best to let us know that we can not possibly go out without him. This is why I’ve been spotted carrying him around supermarkets in a special carrier bag, or been booted out of other supermarkets for having him in that bag […]
The old Nik Collection is still free
Nik Collection 4.0 was announced recently but comments here say that if you have a previous version it always shows an update warning that can’t be turned off. Within a couple weeks of usage, I received the on-screen notification when launching the software below telling me to update. However, clicking […]
I was back and forth to the car a few times while we were in town. Each time there was someone trying to reverse into that space before realising they wouldn’t make it. Until an old Nissan Micra pulled up and reversed in like a champ. I hope they had […]
Yes, it is at home
My Commodore 64 is in my home office. How did they know?
I would have liked to meet Ted Baldwin
This is a gravestone in the graveyard of St. James’s Church in Durrus, Sheep’s Head as pictured in 2014. Ted died well before his time at a young age and I have no idea who he was but to judge by his final message he must have been an interesting […]
It’s after 8am
Is it ever too early for chocolate on Christmas Day?
Why do you do it?
I might miss something that makes my blood boil or make me feel sad that the world is so messed up. I’m better off giving this little guy a cuddle. 😍 Thanks Reddit.
CervicalCheck Protest in Cork
More than 800 people marched through Cork on Saturday to protest the CervicalCheck scandal where 209 smear tests were misread and 18 women have died already. Terminally ill Emma Mhic Mhathúna appeared at a protest today in Kerry. In a poignant protest in Tralee town centre on Monday evening, the […]