My daughters have this friend, a wee boy, who turned 2 last week. They were invited to his birthday party, so the usual, excitable discussions and debates ensued on what present to buy him. Youngest daughter thought the he would like something train-related, based on her own ideas of what wee boys like. So, train-related products (one of which came in a parent-pleasing 56 […]
Read More Don’t make fun of Daddy’s choice…
This twisterrific opus is the new single from marvellous young Dublin band The Dirty 9s, from whom we expect even greater things in 2010. ‘Tis out this very day and can be downloaded right here. Take it away, chaps.
Read More The Dirty 9s – Lucy Opus
You know who you are, I’m talking to you. The sort of people who, back in the 1960s and ’70s, would go around wearing a sandwich board bearing the legend, “THE END IS NIGH”. Nowadays, you hide indoors, sitting on the internet wearing nothing but your old Y-fronts and a string vest, but you’re no […]
Read More What is it with you people and “The End”?
Well, the self-appointed security ‘gaffer’ has thrown in the towel. As mentioned here last week, my office’s gent’s toilet seat was stolen by person(s) unknown. While expecting our marauding Mr DayGlo Jacket carpark attendant to conduct a thorough investigation via his bluetooth earpiece, no doubt twitching his moustache, Poirot-like, in the process, it seems that the scoundrel responsible has […]
Read More Basement Jacks-Gate – problem fixed…
Halloween guises suit some people more than others, but surely none better than Aslan. The Dublin band “rocked” Trim during the festivities while dressed as a rather convincing jazz sextet, “accordion” to this photo in the Meath Post.
Read More Crazy world, crazy guys
Hard on the heels of their Up To Now compilation, Scotland’s, Norn Iron’s, Britain’s, Ireland’s, Europe’s and SouthYemen’s finest band ever Snow Patrol are set to release a double spoken-word album* of singer Gary Lightbody’s endless platitudes to audiences all over the world. His stock, crowd-pleasing utterances, in which he compliments the size or quality of any given venue […]
Read More Another Snore Patrol Best Of, already…