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
Our Oirish rogues gallery of usual suspects or those who went before our current shower. Interesting insight ……. The first thing you notice when you watch the Irish Parliament at work is that the politicians say everything twice, once in … 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
one would expect a a gun shop. This is not Compton LA. This is… quaint Antwerp, Belgium. Not just deactivated firearms either but dubious WW2 paraphernalia. Whot about a themed wedding fraulein? Wehrmacht goose-stepping up the aisle. Nein? I zee u frown. … Continue reading
……..of my thoughts are etched on parchment. 0.0000PickANumber on this forum. I must do better!
I have been asked as to the reason for the eponymous title. Best explained by a passage of a parable, “no man, when he hath lighted a lamp, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but … Continue reading
It has taken 55 years to drop into RC Central, or Roma. Initially last year and then again in 2013 for a few days. I had being around most of Europe in the 1970’s but only in a ‘ 13 day-pitch your … Continue reading
Do we really need to look further than…….. “Facts matter even if we don’t happen to like them; Elementary moral principles matter even if they have conseqences we don’t wish to face; relative clarity matters!. If you have an hour or … Continue reading
Shooting dangerous bipedal idiots is not legal? What? I listen to the National airways for a few minutes every month by podcast. It’s a useful device to experience torture in small packets. Lo and behold another batch of Oirish chatterati were speaking about bankers half a decade after the … Continue reading
From the above paradigm -this is ‘TN’ time I used to write letters of a laudatory nature to moderately established figures in Ireland if by chance they had momentarily excelled in some endeavour. Yes! I do positivity as well. … Continue reading
Was it 20 years ago? Nothing really has changed except for the hairstyles and clothes. The ‘suits’ are the same as ever. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ez4zVwxCCtc Scary! Did you see our Oirish types there?. Dobbo at 26 minutes or Una at 25. … Continue reading
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semantic particularity. We live in a communication age that required 10 years to elapse (ca.1996-2006) for the word ‘basically’ to be replaced with another linguistic filler ‘essentially’. Tectonic plates beneath the ocean move more swiftly than contemporary broadcasters move from … Continue reading
Vive la différence! A pervasive cliché in the gender war game has been that men have more spatial awareness; single focus; interest in sports; need for statistics, and mechanical aptitude; while women are swayed by shoes, chocolate, babies, possibly yogurt; but shopping in … Continue reading
I’d like to understand how I arrived at showbiz.ie . I typed in Carl Jung and ‘bing’ I arrived at the webpage below. I should have stuck with Google. Seriously I searched under ‘human foibles+hubris’ To tell you the actual site … Continue reading
Many posts are updated or have improvements. If only it be reduced punctuation to afford speed of reading. I like to think of it as a beautiful DS needing a service every so often
California via Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and back for more of Nevada, and into California. Many States including Tiredness! VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL This album has 193 photos and will be available on SkyDrive until 29/06/2013.
Best way to experience LA if I remember, is from a height! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpA3ORYlgGs Now if only scheduled flights would move as fast! Some parts of LA or as we say in the hacienda– “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora La … Continue reading
This website and its content is copyright of Maurice Aherne. © Maurice O’Sullivan Aherne 2012. All rights reserved. Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following: You may … Continue reading
The impressions of the US which induced feelings of wonder must be reasonably counterbalanced now with some analysis http://metanoia-films.org/the-power-principle/ or as I see it now “We may bomb you back to the lower paleolithic age but we’ll send you our very latest film stars … Continue reading
Another website has asked about my preference in music. From Brubeck, Mulligan to Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Talking Heads, Elvis Costello, America, Eagles, and others. More often than not, NY duo Fagan & Becker with their LA feel “Drive west on … Continue reading
Corporate Jolly brings YOU off your Trolly Why did they get rid of trams in Dublin, and 50 years later re-introduce it, and then with as much ‘join up’ as in the thinking. Besides being ‘Oirish’ that is? I ‘ll … Continue reading
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Someone is making ‘dungeons’ of cash by writing or typing and probably with two fingers a nonsense titled ‘Fifty Shades of Grey. Much ink too has been spilt about someone called EL James and her competitor someone called Stephanie Meyer on an issue of plagiarism … Continue reading
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These two never refused a meal I’m guessing. The one starboard may not even be an XX gal. Not sure! What’s the male version of being bitchy? Doggy! It’s Halloween October 31st 2006. Though it’s hard to notice the difference … Continue reading
Avoid network media! Specifically the local sort! That Medi O’ Crity of deluded egos and lost souls here on a damp little island off western Europe. Their toxic commercial blend of bland and brand. Witless and witless about being so witless; this cynically insincere lot, ‘live’ … Continue reading
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Germany is fascinating. We’re outside the Adler Café in Berlin. Had I been wearing a trench coat and a monocle I wouldn’t have been out of place. The building was tangibly and authentically Berlin as much as the neighbouring tourist shops … Continue reading
The hardware at the Cape, too! The rocket booster stages and block houses at the Cape, Command capsules are however placed at notable air force and navy base museums around the US, but many … Continue reading