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If I required a larger following (as some kind souls urge of me to seek); I would have chosen a mountain somewhere nice and warm and saffron-robed maidens as company. However -neither outcome is likely, no matter how we wish it to be.
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Author Archives: Maurice O'Sullivan Aherne
Of the 1000’s of crime stories available to the curious seeker on the WWW this one slice of real life (as opposed to fictional Hollywood processed spam ) was compelling. Murder on a Sunday Morning  Available on YouTube For a … Continue reading
An Australian documentary brings a fresh diagnosis of the economic debacle and an obvious treatment for recovery. This refreshingly paced narrated documentary (by Rachel Meagher) is insightful. http://realestate4ransom.com/ Buffalo Springfield those well-known economists said in a completely different context… ‘There’s something … Continue reading
Had time under a leaden sky to ponder the big question. Not a teasing inquest into the folly of a casual smoke with a glass of something, but the one about death’s unalterable presence. Nothing morbid. I was simply looking … Continue reading
of same. Yep! If nothing else you’ll be rewarded with a mainline entry to the jazz-rock supremacy of Becker&Fagan at foot of page https://mosaherne.wordpress.com/author/suedenemakesausefulpun/?iframe=true&theme_preview=true
Réflexion London calling….. Curiously Roma Solipsism in the Sol? WORTH REVISITING…… Putting Descartes before the Cheval. 0.0000069% From my novels My quotes So How was It for You? Time, Place and Being. How Do I Love Thee Fifty … Continue reading
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“ It may be due to ageing that his primary focus for some time was not to end up on the evening TV news. ” You don’t want to be a one liner on an autocue read by someone trying to … Continue reading
Curiously The strong-armed shameful treatment of the Scavi Excavations Office on the Via Paolo VI afforded me time to visit Cinecittà Studios. So while I lost some faith in the Church (the bureaucratic wing and a few thug staff specifically) … Continue reading
but strengthening my spirit. Roma I will go into great detail later on how I went to the Eternal City for a third time in almost as many years but on this occasion came up against the less … Continue reading
First time was in 1962. Of course I was amazed. I was 6. Last time 2010. Actually May 2010, or the ballot closing night of a UK general election. We were diverted from Munich due to the Eyjafjallajöku volcanic eruption and I enquired whether … Continue reading
Nous rendrons pas à la terreur. Vive la liberté. Why is every tragedy in recent times converted into a month of voyeuristic journalism which largely feeds the twisted psyche of the terrorists? The second heinous attack within a year on Paris received a reactive … Continue reading
“Ireland is a good place to be buried. If you’re lucky it will happen post-mortem” “Most people lose sight that they are less than a grain of sand in the Grand Scheme. Many see themselves as the entire beach. More fail to see the larger … Continue reading
Originally posted on IRE Land-Fill. :
Inventive and necessary short documentary I saw 3 years ago http://documentarystorm.com/the-majestic-plastic-bag/ A government levy on plastic bags was a great dissuader locally. Not many policies work or are useful just like the politicians Ireland, but…
Originally posted on IRE Land-Fill. :
The Irish hyper keenness for a football player called Roy was, and often still is, a curious phenomenon. How the media circus kept the story running for a decade is another one. Or the very…
No hyper-celebrated Hollywood bozo actor could come close to portraying the spirit and humanity of the men and women on all sides who served their nation in twentieth century war. There were exceptions in this context such as Oliver Stone, and … Continue reading
Apollo Soyuz. This is a display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. shows the docked configuration with the restored Apollo Command and Service Module used for testing prior to the mission the back-up, land a model of … Continue reading
Carl knew a thing or two.
or months or years or decades, then maybe it’s time to TRY the Bossa rhythm for your soul. What better way than with Bebel. Below in her more provocatively alluring fullest bloom https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dpcg5Pg4zHY
My current location is equidistant from the city of Cairo as it is from Jerusalem and Damascus. It’s virtually halfway between Benghazi and Ismir. More or less it’s a similar mileage from Athens as it is from Tobruq (of Rommel … Continue reading
It hasn’t been the greatest month with one thing or another. Primarily I had a less than successful journey to Berlin. Sometimes a visit turns out to be one too many. Ask the RAF. I dropped in between 2009 to 2015. Admittedly 70 years ago people … Continue reading
No one likes to go into oblivion without being remembered-holocaust survivor Regina Spiegal A few scream and wail like soiled spoiled children falling on their ice-creams. The latter brings to mind a self-centred Irish writer (is there any other type)awhile ago. Someone … Continue reading
Listening momentarily to our broadcasters. It’s more than life-shortening! Just for now….. Pronunciation. Dostoevsky to be intoned dahs-tuh-YEF-skee not Dosstoyesky Van Gogh is Vun Hucqk with a little phlegm Admittedly I said Van Hock at one time. Life is continual … Continue reading
We often look to those who might have experienced some portion of our circumstances.If you find yourself 100% in agreement with Bukowski then something is awry. Still for independent heterosexual men his thoughts do resonate. http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/13275.Charles_Bukowski Memorable aphorisms are attributed to … Continue reading
Not sure but I was possibly according to stats the 2,794,802,356th in 2.8 billion souls in December1955. Now who literally f***** it up to 7.294 billion for this small planet? Didn’t they hear of contraceptives or abstinence … for a period of … Continue reading
hasn’t enough #selfies# I include the use of my cyber nomer MOS with some acronyms that may be apt or not. MOS Moment of SilenceMOS Measure of SuccessMOSMade of SteelMOS Military MOS Microsoft Office Specialist MOS Mean Opinion Score MoS Ministry … Continue reading
mountain climbing and growing older Life is like slowly circling a mountain upward; you can’t help but see the world from a different perspective. The air is thinner, the vegetation has changed; you are aware that you are two-thirds to three-quarters … Continue reading
and for the warm fuzzy feeling of interconnectedness, I take your arm gently and lead you to….. https://mauriceosullivanaherne.wordpress.com/ https://mauriceaherne.wordpress.com/ http://mauriceaherne.tumblr.com/ Lastly, leastly, largely on local yokels or in some cases more yokels locally. https://suedenemakesausefulpun.wordpress.com/ If … Continue reading
Humans have an extraordinary ability to forget, or is it an inability to remember. Usually it is very selective. Humans will ‘move on’ from a significant tragedy in 2 weeks, or a failure of politics in one. A failure in sport will … Continue reading
The black art of convincing Clint or Ciara to consume these days has become so easy that creativity is not required. I would guess that a majority of the buyers of the Renault Clio since it emergence 15 years ago have been women. The denser male would be hoping … Continue reading
This F-4E is 1966 vintage though the first Phantom was developed through the fifties into many series. I’m the all weathered superhot Irish December 1955 vintage human here. I got to sit in this F-4 which grants one … Continue reading
NOT AN AVERAGE WORKPLACE if you look closely. One of many Lockheed Martin facilities in the US. Maybe best explained here http://www.lockheedmartin.com/ Just to orientate ourselves here. South of the Bay! Few hundred miles further … Continue reading
A mere glimpse. (top to bot) through Antelope Valley on way back from Lancaster and Palmdale and Edwards Air Force Base, from Union Station Los Angeles. Then Halloween on West Hollywood. Subsequently up in a 727 commuter run along the … Continue reading
Immune from influenza? http://www.cracked.com/article_16656_6-brainwashing-techniques-theyre-using-you-right-now.html What about using some sense? Wrong! More human hubris! http://www.cracked.com/article_17142_5-ways-common-sense-lies-to-you-everyday.html http://www.cracked.com/article_19468_5-logical-fallacies-that-make-you-wrong-more-than-you-think.html ———————————————————————— Why Roy Rogers should not be mistaken for Will Rogers . One had a horse while the other had horse-sense. “There’s only one thing that … Continue reading