Earlier this year I got to spend a fabulous week in Peru. While I definitely got to see and do a lot during my week in Peru there are still many many things that I could have done, so I'll definitely have to go back there at some point in the future. So why Peru? I was attending a work event in Panama, so I was already in Latin America. I just had to choose *where* in Latin … [Read more...] about The Peruvian Adventure
Andy Serkis has brought back his version of Gollum in a rather disturbing, yet highly entertaining, parody video of Theresa May. Of course it's all about Brexit and the "deal" which the UK parliament was meant to be voting on this week. Here it is:https://youtu.be/Tjp5OmoDYQMLove it! … [Read more...] about Andy Serkis Reprises Gollum in Theresa May Parody
Amazon has been giving shoppers the ability to choose a charity for donations via their "Amazon Smile" program for the last couple of years. The program is available for both the US and UK versions of the site, though the US version has more options and gives you a lot more information about how much your purchases have contributed.The idea is really simple. You buy what … [Read more...] about Giving to Charity Without Effort via Amazon
Irish Americans are proud of their Irish roots. That is not a bad thing at all. That St Patrick's Day parades in the US are bigger and more important than any events here in Ireland also isn't a bad thing.What is, however, a bad thing is some of the ridiculous tat being sold to the Irish American public that taps into their cultural affinity with "the old sod".Today's … [Read more...] about Tacky “Oirish” Junk Taken too far?
Some of the memes doing the rounds at any given time are very amusing. Unfortunately it's often hard to work out where they originate from. Some are very clever and make interesting use of language and imagery, while others highlight things in a different way.A couple that were doing the round recently brought a smile to my face:Have you seen any good ones … [Read more...] about Amusing Memes