I’m in Dublin for work right now, staying here until Thursday night. And lucky for me, I get to stay in the town where I grew up, Dun Laoghaire, which is south of the City.  I landed to a surprising – but welcome! – amount of winter sunshine, so as soon as I’d unpacked and […]

I’ve just checked-in to my hotel here in Dublin and had to share this… I got a taxi out from the airport and had a surprisingly nice chat with the driver, considering we were discussing Brexit and Trump. We both felt a little helpless and both agreed that focusing on the sunshine was probably more […]

I’ll raise my hand right now – this has not been a good week. In fact, it’s been such a ‘not good week’, that I’ve avoided weighing myself so I don’t have to see the harsh reality. The plan has been somewhat abandoned for the last five days or so. Don’t worry, I’m not ‘get the […]

Keeping a Huel bar close at hand saves me from a calorific airline breakfast. Three cheers for Huel!

I’ve had the new iPhone 7 Plus for a little over a week, but I’ve still managed to put it through its paces, indoors and out, and I thought I’d share a few of those photos here. Overall, I’m really impressed with the quality of pics. The camera app seems faster and more responsive than in […]

It’s Saturday afternoon and I’ve had three (that I’m aware of) epileptic seizures this week. Maybe more on the horizon. My overwhelming reaction is one of disappointment. Quickly followed by boredom. I had a couple of nighttime seizures earlier in the week, which left me feeling like I had the mother of all hangovers each […]

As I’m working in Dublin tomorrow, I decided to make a weekend of it and revisit some of my old stomping grounds. I couldn’t have asked for better weather as @FrankDJS and I visited Dun Laoghaire, where I grew up. Just a short train ride from the city centre, with beautiful views out into Dublin […]

Shane O’Mara from Trinity College Dublin presents at TEDxDublin 2013 on the subject of… Zombie Neuroscience. Something we all need to know more about! Very entertaining, but also educational. What more could you ask for? And remember: as Shane says… “Don’t kiss a zombie”.   My mission for the remainder of this week is to include the term “cephalophagic” […]

I’m in the middle of a massive household sort and clear-out mission this weekend, all in preparation for moving house in the coming weeks. I came across a box of the most amazing old postcards from Ireland. I have a vague memory of getting these from my grandmother in Dublin and have had them in […]