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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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Category Archives: NOT ONLY, BUT ALSO…..
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 well 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 happening … Continue reading
Had time under a leaden sky to ponder the big question. It isn’t an inquest into the folly of a casual smoke with a glass of something, but the big question most of us were aware of since the age … 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….. more from RC central. Roma Curiously 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 … 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
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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…
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
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
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
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
More docs anyone? http://documentary.net/roctrip-china-2011/ http://documentary.net/sf-to-paris-flight-in-two-minutes-with-aurora-borealis/ http://documentary.net/the-well-covering-capitol-hill/ http://documentary.net/hollywood-and-the-war-machine/
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“There is a thinking in primordial images, in symbols which are older than the historical man, which are inborn in him from the earliest times, eternally living, outlasting all generations, still make up the groundwork of the human psyche. It … Continue reading
By some quantum fluctuation 13.7 billion years ago(plus or minus just a few hundred million years) we are here on a minor planet in a tiny solar system in a smallish galaxy. It was a trillion times a trillion trillion … Continue reading
while sorting through old photos, this one over Nevada, somewhere between Reno and Las Vegas, is unremarkable. Wait a darn minute! Is that a spiritual manifestation? or an acrylic-plastic window maintenance problem. … Continue reading
Nowadays compressing oneself inside a Boeing 737 that is decorated like a Ronald McDonald’s eaterie is regarded as travel. It isn’t really. The plane travels. The passengers arrive. Unless one brings some imagination and a plan one might be better off looking at a travel advert on … Continue reading
……. would you prefer to be the subject of Arne Svenson and be mounted in a Manhatten gallery. Some might view it as stalking, while others might see it as opportunist and intrusive. My initial impression was that it was tastefully staged. … Continue reading
Bukowski had cutting insights. http://http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/13275.Charles_Bukowski At one point in a documentary he regarded himself as a soft person with an ugly exterior, but some ugliness broke out in his treatment of his ‘current’ woman Seriously I would wish at 58 to have … Continue reading