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Best Day Ever

For fear parents didn’t have enough pressure to raise kids in a world where social media exposes prejudice, hate and terrorism, along with excess, idealism and useless trivia on a daily basis, we, the parents, either because we feel the need to create a balance or we’re just making life hard for ourselves have created…

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Don’t go nuts

It looks great on paper, ‘Doha, Qatar, attractive salary, a free flight a year home, contribution to education costs, housing allowance included’. To young couples starting off, or middle aged couple needing to bridge a gap, it reads as a no-brainer. Move to Qatar for a couple of years, save like, heaps of cash and…

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Try to look on the bright side

It’s probably ingrained in us Irish and maybe even more-so that any other nationality, we’re prone to suffering from a small bit of negativity. We lean towards the down side. We highlight the pitfalls, point out the inefficiencies and harp on about the negative in like, any situation. We loved to harp on about, Christmas…

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Black Friday

So I log to my VPN to have a peek at what’s happening back at home but all I can get are these American news about Black Friday. I refresh and reboot and realise that I’m not watching CNN or Fox, its Irish news and the reports are all on about Black Friday. Confusing because,…

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Trump

Generally impartial to politics, I tuned in absentmindedly to the election campaign between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump over the last year or so. I tolerated her, but whiter than white, ambitious, democrats who fancy giving the big job a shot because it would look good on the CV don’t excite me. I looked on…