Le Grand Bleu (The Big Blue) directed by Luc Besson is one of those films that left a mark on me when I was growing up. I first saw it the year of its initial release (1988) in Paris on 70mm at the now defunct Kinopanorama. It's a visually stunning film, so being able to see it on the gigantic screen on 70mm made for a great experience, one that has stuck with me for more than … [Read more...] about Le Grand Bleu Cinema Concert Tour
Monty Python's "Life of Brian" has some really fantastic and very clever bits in it. The script is very clever and hilarious.Now imagine if someone were to mix that in with footage of Boris Johnson in the House of Commons.. .. well you don't have to, someone has done it:https://youtu.be/cOfffyn4SWI … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson vs Monty Python
There are a LOT of Brexit memes being circulated. Some of them are hilarious.This one, however, caught my eye as it appealed to my "inner geek":Love it! :) … [Read more...] about Geeky Brexit Meme
A couple of years ago, after moving into my house, I started growing herbs in my garden. They've worked out pretty well, though they didn't really appreciate the hot weather last summer.However the berries that I planted back then weren't exactly a "roaring success". It's taken two years for any of the bushes to bear any fruit and what fruit there has been so far wouldn't … [Read more...] about Berries!
I am a self-confessed coffee addict. I'm not quite sure when I started drinking coffee, but over time I've developed a fairly serious addiction. Apart from a period about 25 years ago when I was stuck in the Valle del Jerte without access to coffee I generally drink coffee starting from first thing in the morning.But I digressI was curious to see what the options were … [Read more...] about Buying Coffee Online in Ireland