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The Bonnie Earl O’ Murray

Ye Hielands and ye Lowlands O whaur hae ye been? Thae hae slain the Earl o Moray And they’ve laid him on the green He was a braw callan An he played at the ba’ O the bonnie Earl of … Continue reading

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Brogan’s Bar, Ennis

This is the pub I visited for a meal, a Guinness and a bit of craic back in 2008.

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Science Picktion

This is really stunning. Pick of the week. Rocket Man She packed my bags last night, preflight Zero hour, nine a.m. And I’m gonna be high As a kite by then I miss the earth so much I miss my … Continue reading

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Salomé

Whenever I take the trouble to watch an opera, I am always just a little surprised each time, because I really enjoy it.  Yet I have never considered myself an opera fan.  It helps a great deal if I know … Continue reading

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Today I Sing the Blues

Not really.  But I like listening.

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Hard Cheese in Old England

A song by Les Barker,  to the tune of Hard Times in Old England. There’s Cheddar and Cheshire and Lancashire too, Leicester’s bright orange and Stilton is blue. It waxes so lyrical, what can you do but sing, Oh the … Continue reading

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