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Is it ever finished?

That’s the question I’ve been asking myself. Last September, I finished my novel – and sent it forth to the unwelcoming bosom of agent land. Now, I’ve just finished it again. Due, it has to be said, to my first … Continue reading

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Vorsprung durch Technik

The icy winds of austerity are tearing strips off Government and EU dignitaries if what’s happening in Farmleigh, Phoenix Park, is anything to go by. I was out in Farmleigh with my the family on Saturday having a little picnic. Me and my wife … Continue reading

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Crawling to the line

It feels like a crawl at times, but I’ve managed to do almost 1,700 words this morning. It leaves me with 4-5 chapters left on my first draft. I haven’t been able to write in recent weeks – it being … Continue reading

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More Lisbon Pics

A few more casual pics from Lisbon taken on my mobile phone. The quality of many snaps are poor though. Should get a camera. All I need is some money! Lovers of tiles are in their element in Lisbon. They … Continue reading

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Lisbon Pics

Here are some snaps I took on my phone in Lisbon on a work/holiday trip recenty. Serious photographers would have no shortage of images and inspiration there. This set involves five pics taken from the top of the Elevador da Gloria, which rattles up the steep … Continue reading

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Not a great week for children

Too many examples this week, unfortunately, of what children are subjected to in twenty first century Ireland. On Tuesday night, an innocent schoolboy was lucky to escape with his life in a drive-by shooting in the Crumlin area of south … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com! This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you … Continue reading

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