Station To Station

There it goes again. DINGdong-DINGdong-DONG-Ding DingDONG. We really need to change the setting on the doorbell from Big Ben to something a little less Keeping Up Appearances. It’s been going non-stop this week. Cable TV providers wanting us to change provider, electricity providers wanting us to change provider, door-to-door chugger commandos wanting us to provide.

Paper Cuts

I’m sure you could find it out on the Internet somewhere if you wanted to. But where’s the fun in that? There is nothing to beat turning the page of the Tullamore Tribune and finding, much to your surprise that Paolo Coelho’s masterpiece, ‘The Alchemist‘ is the favourite book of County Offaly. That is the

On The Tear

Kermit is walking away. He’s not interested. Walter is distraught. “Kermit, you’re my hero. You’re on my watch.” As soon as I hear this line I realise, oh no, it’s happening. Involuntarily, there begins “a complex secretomotor phenomenon characterized by the shedding of tears from the lacrimal apparatus, without any irritation of the ocular structures”.

Inn Jokes February!

Your line up at Inn Jokes this month will be Keith Farnan (Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow), George Fox (Carlsberg Comedy Carnival) and Trevor Browne (Edinburgh Fringe) and as nearly ever, I’ll be your host. Oh and there might be a special guest.

Meeting Expectations

I have meetings this week. It’s been a while. In the world of self-employment I don’t have to go to many meetings. The ones I have with myself can be chaotic. Often I leave to take a phonecall and never go back. Meetings are much maligned. Of course it’s easy to sneer at them. No