Category Archives: Miscellaneous

And lo, the international headlines did appear

Will be interesting to see if this provokes any reaction. International press coverage has a habit of spooking Irish administrations. Many In Ireland Vow Not to Pay a New Water Tax

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Glasgae

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The Sounds Of Sodomy

Today was the day the marriage equality referendum in Ireland kicked off in earnest. The first day in the office for many was made a little bit special by the circulation on Twitter of a leaflet of unknown origin which … Continue reading

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Cinammon Covers

Bernard Shakey Presents from loughlin on 8tracks Radio.

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Start As You Mean To Go On

In an illustrious start to the new year the Indo ran piece on its website last night headlined ‘Reboot Ireland: Musician Jim Corr to ‘stand strong’ with Lucinda Creighton – despite dubbing politician ‘too crazy’ just weeks ago‘. The piece … Continue reading

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Lend Me Your Ears

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Hitler’s British Girl

Dug this out after the last of the Mitford sisters died last week. Fascinating stuff.

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✩ Want You To Know: Title TK

Monday Monday It's a Bank Holiday, so a few less links than usual Firstly, dear reader, be not afraid, your 100 million pounds per annum of Sriracha sauce is secure. In not-really-news, print editions of newspapers are still screwed. Amazing … Continue reading

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✩ Want You To Know: Let’s Twist Again

Hola, folks After a break for the month of May, this newsletter is back! Here’s a quick roundup of what happened on the Internets in May that was of vague to mild interest. The Atlantic wrote a eulogy for Twitter. … Continue reading

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This.

Handily the most prescient vision of the future I've ever seen: pic.twitter.com/lI9GxEZk6k From a German magazine c. 1930. Via @mrkocnnll — Kathryn Schulz (@kathrynschulz) April 27, 2014

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