Thursday, October 23, 2008

Snot Green Sea and More .
























Last Thursday was a special day. Excitement knew no limits when, (just as I was leaving for the airport ), a brand new camera arrived to replace that which had 'died' in France . It felt good to be going back to Ireland with a camera worthy of the name .



The above collage shows :-
Top L-R Sunday's amazing rainbow arched over the famous snot green sea,then a shot through a sculpture with a difference 'the Mothership, 'at Sandycove .One superb piece of graffiti.
Middle L-R the entrance of the National Concert Hall, More graffiti , James Joyce/ Martello Tower.
Lower L-R Guinness brewery, Guinness Brewery , Arriving Dublin .



Saturday night and The Bankers Comedy Club. Dublin has many as there is a lot of talent . Above the collage a sign which says it all . On each side of this gem, two really funny comedians.


L---Kevin Gildea , R---Derek Ryan.


Hope you enjoy this little video of Derek Ryan who used my cam to take this last picture of the audience .Interesting to see how we look to performers .





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Thursday, October 16, 2008

What A Witch Is Vix.

At last the truth is out ........However, a broomstick would have been more efficient than a certain airline today , but that's another story .




You Are 70% Witch



You've got some pretty witchy stuff going on.

Even if you're not a witch, you've got to admit that you're a little freaky.



You have a strong independent streak - social norms be damned. More power to you.

Luckily, the time when you would have been burned at the stake has passed!

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Meet The Nightcrowd Bluesband.

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I first saw this group at the Brussels 2008 Jazz Festival . What a sound ! Their music is terrific but the same could not be said of my digi cam recordings True to his word ,Don, the pianist sent me a present of such. Here are the players ... later on after some techno editing I'll add some more. So it's nearly November but on hearing this I'm transported back to a Brussels square on a warm sunny night .. OK it ended with a down pour but all part of the fun .. and after this sort of music ,I for one ,needed to cool down .

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Back In The Saddle .





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With apologies to Dr Feelgood :-



'This little Vixen went a cycling ,
' something she cant get enough of .....´There are other things , but this makes sure she's top fit ,and, that being said , the rest is a dream.............




Monday, October 06, 2008

Calling All Skype Users

Oh how funny , how true to form. As the song goes , 'when will they ever learn?'
I refer to our comrades in China .. where else ? Not content with abusing human rights and getting away with it .[IOC take note ] .they are now infiltrating Skype with illegal software . I advise all of you to go to this link :-
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/chinese-snoop-on-skype-but-are-they-alone-949957.html
Read it and then, if like me, you like to use skype, feel free to use the limerick I've composed especially for THEM. Send to a friend whilst online-- That should have their 'keywords spyware' bleeping . Don't know about you ,but I 'm really sick and tired of the Big Brother creeps of this world . My communications are private . Harmless as well. Having an opinion is not an offence . Real education encourages such . Brainwashing seeks to eradicate . Which do you choose ?

A very old man in Tibet ,
Got his feet incredibly wet ,
Then his coat which was silk ,
Was covered in milk....
Not good for the man in Tibet .

In order to get himself dry ,
He jumped up as high as the sky,
This didn't win gold .As by then the milk mould
Had caused our poor man to die .

So my friends from now on take note ,
Have no nasty milk on your coat ,
Keep you feet nice and dry , Stay away from the sky
And then you're not likely to croak .