Tadhg Hickey has been putting out a steady stream of entertaining and thought provoking video comic sketches. His most recent one tackles the Israel - Palestine situation. Yet again the situation is transposed to Cork, because why not? You can find other videos by Tadhg here. He's also running a fundraiser for Palestinian refugees bearing the brunt of the Covid … [Read more...] about Cork Comedian Tackles Israel – Palestine
As the weather improves we're back into "barbecue season". Of course some of the "hardcore" barbecue types never actually stopped cooking outdoors, so they're probably a little amused at the idea of a "season". One of the more common questions that comes up in the various barbecue and outdoor cooking groups is about charcoal and other fuels. (I've previously posted about … [Read more...] about Charcoal and Fuel for Your Barbecue
I'll freely admit that I've always been very sceptical of cryptocurrency and blockchain. I can see "a" use case for the technology, but I do not see it as the answer to all the problems. Over the last couple of months the new "hot thing" in the world of crypto and blockchain has been "NFTs". What the hell is an NFT? Well according to Wikipedia: A non-fungible token … [Read more...] about SNL Explain NFTs
Joan Manuel Serrat set several of Antonio Machado's poems to music for his 1969 album "Dedicado a Antonio Machado, poeta" (dedicated to the poet Antonio Machado). The video below is a lovely dance performance set to the music of Serrat and the words of Machado by the dance group Ballet Inma Cortés. Stunning! The film was shot at night without any audience … [Read more...] about La Saeta
I wrote recently about my decision to get a glasshouse. My main challenge was deciding which model greenhouse to get. That was partially decided for me when I spoke to the main Irish agent for one of the more popular brands of greenhouse. You can "want" model X all you like, but if it's not going to be available for 6+ months then you're going to have to choose a different … [Read more...] about Greenhouse Ordered!