My friend and former business partner Niall died so I’ve been quite sad these last few days. After a brave, decade long, battle with a brain tumour he passed away on Friday afternoon and will be missed by all who knew him. I’m sure some readers from his email list will have crossed paths with him once upon a time. Continue reading None of us are getting out of this thing called life alive
Month: October 2014
Wealth creators, not takers
Yer man, the ex-Fianna Fáil guy, now head of the charity Goal, said on RTE news that they had over 1,000 volunteers to go help fight the spread of Ebola in West Africa.
Isn’t it incredible that so many would so selflessly risk contagion and a horrible death?
Say what you like, and I’m as cynical as they come usually, but that’s something Ireland can be proud of. Continue reading Wealth creators, not takers
Sick of having to re-invent yourself during the recession?
“Do you know what Mark?” asked P.M of XYZ Landscapes when he was in the yard a couple of years back.
“I’m sick having to keep reinventing myself in this bloody recession!” Continue reading Sick of having to re-invent yourself during the recession?
All a man needs is a library and a garden
“All a man needs is a library and a garden”
Cicero, Roman Philosopher, senator and writer of fridge magnets, which is how I know this quote.
Two things to note here. One, there’s no mention of a wife, and two, its becoming increasingly apparent, having written several blogs/emails now, that I’ve a penchant for quoting others. Continue reading All a man needs is a library and a garden