Category Archives: Performance

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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Three Science Fiction Films

On Monday, which was a holiday here in Oz, after my twelve guests departed from my barbecue breakfast which lasted until lunchtime, I settled down under the aircon to watch a movie.  I was going to choose John Carter, but … Continue reading

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People Have a Right not to be Mocked.

                           No they feckin’ don’t!  ^

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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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Searching from Ennis to Quin

Ennis.  A reasonable, if somewhat parsimonious breakfast at the B&B, where the full Irish breakfast is one egg, two little rashers and two very little sausages.  Good coffee though, and plenty of toast.  Unfortunately she was out of marmalade.  The … Continue reading

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