Month: October 2007

Neither rain, nor snow, nor blinding sinus infection…

I just spent the last three days in bed. It’s not as much fun as it sounds; rather than, say, three days in bed with my nearest and dearest, a magnum of champagne and a few dozen oysters, this was instead three days of blinding pain, sinus infection and a fever that left me sweating […]

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Can there be anything finer than being declared the All-Ireland Piano Accordion champion?

Because I don’t think so. Although one has to wonder why there was a lull in competition in the late 1970’s. Perhaps some kind of dastardly IRA plot? Actually, there are probably things that are finer. The smile of a baby, the colours of a fresh field of flowers, the curves of a beautiful woman, […]

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