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Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular UK Tour 2015 review

May 31, 2015

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Last Sunday around 11am I was getting ready to head off to Wembley arena to see the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular UK Tour (#DWSS on twitter). I was very tired at the time and did not feel up to going but by god did I wake up when I got there! I have been going […]

White Bones by Graham Masterton (Katie Maguire: Book 1)

May 31, 2015

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White Bones is book one of the Katie Maguire series of crime novels set in the beautiful city of Cork and the surrounding county in the South West of Ireland featuring Detective Superintendent Katie Maguire pursuing extremely violent criminals who try to make her life harder than it already is. I stupidly started with book […]

When You’re Old

May 30, 2015

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When you’re a baby people fawn over you When you’re a few years older you become hard to handle When you’re in your teens you become difficult to understand When you’re older you’re expected to be a superhero But when you’re old you become a burden to all around you No one wants to know […]

Shattered dreams

May 30, 2015

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Your beaming smile Your twinkling eyes Your flush of life A shooting star A dream too many A dream to one A fantasy to all A unicorn’s run So unique this dream But many travel within this mist Blind yet you know Fumbling in the dark And yet you dally You dance a song Playing […]

Another Five Years

May 8, 2015

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Tory blue covers yellow and red Leaving all other pretty much dead Except for the thistle who pricked a few thumbs A nationalist song is now hummed Heads will roll and blood will spill Whilst the people who voted don’t believe it’s real Another five years of hardships and cuts I for one have, like […]

X Marks the Same Tired Old Thing

May 7, 2015

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So, after my first attempt at voting failed I tried again after the working day had finished where I had more time on my hands to stand around dithering until it was my turn to put that ‘X‘ on the flimsy piece of paper. As I queued up thoughts tumbled around my head about the […]

Muppets and Lies

May 6, 2015

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So here we go again Another election, a cross to bare These Muppets with their lies Who are they kidding with their crocodile cries It’s us who are always left last The ones who scrimp and save Only for it to go from one hand to another They never listen Only when it’s too late […]

Broken Angels by Graham Masterton (Katie Maguire: Book 2)

May 6, 2015

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I first read Graham Masterton many years ago when his main genre was horror which he did very well indeed so it came as a surprise when a few weeks ago I came across something recent by him in the crime genre set in one of my favourite places in the world; County Cork in […]

Insecurity

May 4, 2015

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Here he goes again, listening to their troubles and woes All the problems under the sun they think with them, anything goes What problems though do they have he asks himself? For to him it’s all self-made if they want the truth? He listens to them wide and far they the open book Keeping quiet […]

The Dream of Maybe

May 4, 2015

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Out for a stroll in the autumn sun She walks past people with money to burn Rushing in and out of shops they go All like ants in an organised flow Not her though as she slowly moves through The maddening crowds she wants to lose To a park with the peace of autumn to […]