A breathtakingly low pass by a Spitfire flown by the legendary Ray Hanna, 18th July 1996, Duxford. (Better (un-embed-able) version available here)
“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” ― Mark Twain John Gormley, late of the Green Party leadership, wrote a prescient article in the Village magazine around this time last year. In it, he listed some rules and lessons he’d learned the hard way during the Green Party’s term in government that led to […]
The most annoying thing about most of the commentary about the European elections is that it is dominated (as usual) by people who are only interested in elections, and entirely uninterested in what is actually going on — and what in the long run it might mean for society. John Naughton hits the proverbial nail […]
On air on RTE 1 TV at 3.55 with what we expect will be Eamonn Gilmore's statement of resignation as Labour Party leader — Bryan Dobson (@bryansixone) May 26, 2014 And the twitterverse is like:
Should be more ‘read’, but yeah, possibly not far wrong. 🙂 Via Reader | Broadsheet.ie.
Shatter does it his way, indeed: Alan declared it would be appropriate “to mark the fact that ministerial surveillance, eh, ministerial . . . em, eh, er, whatever it is.” “Severance! Severance!” cried the hacks, in gleeful assistance ‘‘. . . eh, severance, ministerial severance is no longer payable.” Then, scarcely able to contain his […]
Nine Vincent Di Fate illustrations from the “Blueprints of the Future” trading card series.
Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words can cut like knives. Photographer Rich Johnson has created a series of images that try to visualise the wounds that verbal abuse can leave. Called Weapon of Choice — to represent the abuser’s choice to use these words to harm — this project was a collaboration […]