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Three From the Workplace

Three From the Workplace

An Early Christmas Present A month before the Christmas party, the one I didn’t want to go to, the boss pulled me to one side and told me that this was my last chance. And so, two weeks later, I stood at the dining room doors, waiting in line as the boss’s boss greeted everyone, […]

‘ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES’–Van Morrison’s 37th studio album out this September 22!

‘ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES’–Van Morrison’s 37th studio album out this September 22!

Who doesn’t get emotional with any Van Morrison song? He’s the ultimate blues man who enchants  mainstream fans with his voice and guitar playing. Bring It On Home To Me is the first single off the new album Roll With the Punches. It’s a compelling track that showcases Morrison’s amazing range both as an instrumentalist and vocalist. “Bring It […]

Already Covered

Already Covered

I was on my way to buy some tobacco when I saw the two women walking towards me. If I hadn’t been looking at their faces I would have noticed they were both wearing exactly the same clothes, and it was only when they stopped and one of them said in an Irish accent, “Good […]

Unknown Shores

Unknown Shores

We don’t need to go down every cliff. There are some cliffs too steep to scale. I’ve been down some of those sad slopes, With and without the necessary ropes. It doesn’t matter what we think we know. We are not in seminary school for popes. Nor do we need to catch every drift. There […]

Interview: Dave Averillo’s Game of Wake

Interview: Dave Averillo’s Game of Wake

  One of Dave’s epic shots. Photo by @simonpilley I love writing stories about people who inspire others. I think for most part, we get into all sorts of sports for many reasons other than the competitive side. For me it’s(cycling) my way of coping with lethargy on a daily basis.  One day I was browsing […]

The Elephant In The Room

The Elephant In The Room

  Male white privilege (especially older) assumes rights not earned, rewarded, or inalienable. Even a handshake, (seemingly innocuous to most) turns insidious when extended in lasciviousness where it is not warranted, or wanted, but insisted upon. It’s enough to make one vomit! ©5/4/2017 Dani Heart Copyright protected by DigiproveAll Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license […]

Wakeboard Champion David O’Caoimh Opens Up About His Phenomenal Sport

Wakeboard Champion David O’Caoimh Opens Up About His Phenomenal Sport

Irish professional wakeboarder David O’Caoimh Photo Credit: Paul Johnston – Wakeboarder —Paul Johnston — at Xtreme Gene Wakeboard and Waterski. David O’Caoimh (you say it like David O’ Queeve) just turned 23 late last year. He has already accomplished many things. A frequent winner in the World Cup Championships, he usually wakes up early in the morning.He devotes the rest of the […]

Three From the Bar

Three From the Bar

  Older At my first bar-job I couldn’t understand why the old men would stand at the bar every night and order a measure of whisky with a glass of beer. I understand now. *** Family It happened quickly. These things usually do. Six leaning on a high-table, all drinking. Blood soaks through the laughter […]

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