Goodbye 2012

Looking back on 2012

It’s that time of year again, when we all get a little sentimental and start to reflect on the events of the past twelve months (possibly even beyond) and begin to forge new commitments for the new year ahead. I typically write a blog post at this time of year, …

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Viking Marathon

As the cat is out of the bag in the last couple of weeks: yes, I am running the Waterford Viking Marathon on June …

2011 year in review

Looking back on 2011

Looking back on 2011 what springs to mind in this eventful year? Well, it certainly has been an eventful year from all …

Blue sky, bright moon, dark trees

Blue sky, bright moon

Such a great weekend for full moons. Just looking out through my living room window, committing the cardinal sin of shooting through …

Museum Photos
Museum Words
Museum Likes

Museum of Me

Now, if ever there was a title that sounded self-indulgent, here it is. However, its coinage is not of my own doing, …

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Free Speech vs Social Acceptance

Interesting piece on censorship in social networks. http://www.webpronews.com/should-social-media-censor-offensive-content-2011-08 While inconclusive as to whether or not censorship happened in this instance it does raise …

Google+ All you could ever need?

Google Plus Nothing

I finally got my Google Plus a/c sorted about two weeks ago now and have been playing with it ever since. Like …

Kieran Doyle portraying Thomas Francis Meagher at the 2011 1848 Tricolour Celebration

1848 Tricolour Celebration

Thomas Francis Meagher is a name well known in Waterford City. A celebrated revolutionary who made his mark on Ireland and also …