A LIFT IN OUR STEPS
May 1st 2021
There is no question my wife and I have a lift in our steps. Bolstered by 2 Pfizer jabs in my case and one AstraZeneca in hers, we can begin to contemplate a few joyous re-unions. All in good time...
IRELAND IS IN A BETTER PLACE THAN SO MANY
April 24th 2021
Bluebells, dandelions and daisies and cheerful bird song greeted me on my walk yesterday. The sun was shining and it reflected my mood. My latest CT scan showed everything was “stable” and my...
FINALLY SOME GOOD NEWS
April 10th 2021
Is it not amazing that we have to wait until next week before the Cabinet meets to deal with adding countries like France, Germany and Italy to the quarantine list. As far as I’m concerned, Simon...
NO BETTER WAY TO HONOUR OUR DEAD AT EASTER
April 3rd 2021
Yesterday was a milestone in my life. I had my 2nd jab. For over a year I have been in isolation . The sense of elation, even liberation, is hard to describe, for it also heralds the removal of...
A GREEN SWEEP OF PARTY MAY BE NECESSARY.
March 27th 2021
I thought that having the Greens participating in government was a good thing. More to the point I thought they would display maturity when dealing with the mechanics of coalition government. ...
STALLING AZ JABS MADE URS ALL WORSE OFF.
March 20th 2021
This week I feel utterly exasperated. Both the European Medicines Agency and the World Health Organisation said the AstraZeneca vaccine is safe and effective. Why in God’s name did our...
ROYAL COUPLE MEGHAN A ROD FOR THEIR BACKS.
March 13th 2021
To be honest, I heard on good authority many years ago that Prince Harry had issues that both he and his family were going to have difficulties dealing with and I was delighted when he served so...
PLOTTING AGAINST MARTIN THE LAST THING WE NEED.
March 6th 2021
Gosh, Micheal Martin’s tenure of Fianna Fail has resulted in the party becoming “a laughing stock “ and he should stand aside for “someone who is capable of dealing with our devious...
COOLING OFF ON VISITING MIDDLE EAST HOTSPOT.
February 20th 2021
I think many of us have been fantasising about the holiday of our dreams when this Covid nightmare is over. Well, as of Thursday Dubai was stricken off our bucket list. My wife simply said “...
VACCS & FIGURES SHOW WE HAVE MADE A MESS.
February 13th 2021
This week I have to admit to feeling pretty depressed and central to this is the vaccine, or lack of it. Because my immune system is highly compromised I have been self-isolating for almost a year...