Monthly Archives: February 2013

And now for something a little different …

I’m a writer who doesn’t really blog about writing all that much. Not that I don’t want to, I just prefer to blog about the stuff that gets to me that I see in the real world every day. There is only so much I can say about being a writer anyway that hasn’t been said before. I’ve got a few ebooks on sale and my never-ending novel trudges on and on; as of yet, incomplete.

You may also have noticed that my posts on here tend to be pretty serious. Mostly.

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Internet: The Dark Side

The single greatest and most important event in the history of humankind, in this humble writers opinion, is the ‘invention’ of the internet. It has turned a world, which for so long was so vast and wide and everywhere else was ‘far away,’ into a world that is tiny; where every human being is no more than a click away from any other human being alive.

Where is the news? On the internet. Where is our entertainment? On the internet. Where are our friends and family? Speaking to me on the internet. Where is the answer to almost any question or query we can conjure up? On the internet.

Where do the depraved, the angry, the vicious, the vile, the nasty roam freely? On the internet.

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Irelands Shame

The report two days ago on the Magdelene Laundries, is just another insight into the shameful history of our ‘great’ country over the past seventy years or so. Details of how ten thousand women were institutionalised under state run programs, namely the Laundries, and used as slave labour.

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