Author Archives: oglach

Lost Dogs and Englishmen

  It was round about 2005. My wife and I had been living in America for a few years, but had been moving from place to place every year or so, and didn’t have many close friends. On top of … Continue reading

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The Border

The last true and final peace had been struck. Instead of the raucous celebration we all expected (not to mention the undying adulation of the people sure to follow), we found ourselves greeted with silence and sullen stares.  Our services … Continue reading

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Stick to the Route, Please

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Sabotage, A Beastie Boys And Sesame Street Mashup

Originally posted on AN SIONNACH FIONN:
Big Bird meets the Beastie Boys in a mashup of the 1985 Sesame Street movie Follow That Bird and Spike Jonze’s legendary 1994 music video, Sabotage. All credit to the creator, Mylo the Cat (aka. Adam Schleichkorn), whose previous releases have…

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Shinto Shrine Maiden

How could you do it— steal my breath away like that —a fox in the night   moonstruck and foaming at the mouth as I kiss you our souls intertwined   you brought me to peace and then tore me … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Safety is No Accident

  Summertime is in effect and marching season is right around the corner.  But instead of focusing on a bunch of idiots in silly costumes engaging in antisocial behaviour and potentially dangerous activities, let’s talk about motorcycle enthusiasts. I’ll assume … Continue reading

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Breaking – Ireland will block #Brexit deal if #MayDUP deal goes ahead

SKWAWKBOX In a huge – and possibly mortal – blow for Tory hopes of delaying the collapse of their ‘weak and wobbly’ minority government, Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has told Irish TV station RTE that the Irish Republic … Continue reading

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Echo of a Roar

We lived each day as if living were an act of revenge, took delight in the jaw-dropped shock on the faces of the proletariat and warmed ourselves on the cold shoulders of our so-called betters. Then our luck ran out … Continue reading

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This Election Is A National Emergency

Originally posted on A Wilderness of Peace:
You might not know it from some of my posts, but I’m an eternal optimist. Some say there are people out there who would never vote for independence: that they either identify too…

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