To Read or Not to Read


  My friend Cathy at 746 Books is running her 20 Books of Summer Challenge again, and once again I am woefully short of the target. However, I have managed to read a few great books in the last few weeks. Click on the picture to read the post from my other blog.  

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The Casement Project


If you happen to be near Tralee this Saturday, there’s a festival of dance and music taking place at Banna Strand that looks to be unmissable. Féile Fáilte, organized by Irish choreographer Fearghus Ó Chonchúir, is a celebration and examination of the legacy of Roger Casement, the former British diplomat and humanitarian activist who threw his support behind […]

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Men & Chicken (review)


Men & Chicken is a silly, absurd, juvenile, crass piece of entertainment, filled with slapstick humour, cartoon violence, and a plethora of jokes about masturbation. I loved it. Where else will you get the chance to see Mads Mikkelsen, an actor whose specialty is fierce intelligence, play dumb? You can read my review for Film […]

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Men & Chicken


Think of The Island of Dr. Moreau. Then imagine it starred The Three Stooges. And some of the Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Then set it in a dilapidated sanatorium straight out of your worst nightmares. Then cast Mads Mikkelsen but make him look and act like nothing you’ve ever seen from him before.  

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