In the past twenty-four hours, Bruce Springsteen spoke for the first time about the inauguration of Donald Trump. He said: “… our hearts and spirits are with the hundreds of thousands of women and men that marched yesterday in every city in America … who rallied against hate and division and in support of tolerance, … More We Are the New Resistance
If you follow me on social media, you may have seen me mentioning something called “BuskAid” over the past few weeks. So what is “BuskAid”? “BuskAid” was the brainchild of Tadhg Williams – musician, activist, and – yes – busker. The problem of homelessness reached crisis point in Ireland in 2016. The most recent figures … More BuskAid – What’s It All About, Alfie?
I teach guitar in a music club. This isn’t a subject that I’ve written about a lot before, which is odd, considering that it’s been a major part of my life for the last few years. I suppose it’s something I’ve sometimes taken for granted. But there are times when something happens that you stop … More Sending the Elevator Back Down
Before I get crucified for that headline, hear me out. It wasn’t his fault. Obama didn’t create Trump willingly, but his presidency did create the conditions to enable the election of Trump. This is the main issue that we have to take from this election, and the thorny one that America – and the world … More No, Obama Didn’t Create Isis, But He Did Create Trump
Solar Bones is one of the most captivating and original novels of recent years. Over on “Writing.ie”, I spoke to the author, Mike McCormack. To read the article click here
Only a fool crosses a god, but Ellaeva and Lyram will do anything to get what they want. Title: In the Company of the Dead Author: Ciara Ballintyne Series: The Sundered Oath #1 Genre: Epic Fantasy/Fantasy Romance Chosen as a five-year-old orphan to be the Left Hand of Death, Ellaeva has nothing … More NEW RELEASE Ciara Ballintyne’s Epic Fantasy ‘In the Company of the Dead’
Ladies, we all know how hard the dating game can be. How do you read the signs? How can you tell if he’s *really* a nice guy? What’s he hiding in the trunk of his car? It’s tough. So, to help you out – and in the tradition of those very helpful lists that we … More Ten Signs That YOU Could Be Dating a Psychopath