Growing up in this free democratic Western society during the seventies, I have an abiding memory of the fairness of the media. Most of the important issues of the day were reported in an even-handed manner by giving both sides …Continue reading →
About John Mallon
A sixty something male, happily settled with two adult brats and my rock of common sense. I've worked at lots of jobs, done lots of things, had many experiences hairy and otherwise and have met some really interesting people in my life as well as a fair share of pricks too. I have witnessed change, some of it just for the sake of it and I hope this blog will communicate the "how it was" as well as the "how it might all turn out." I am a libertarian, mildly catholic, strongly christian and I like to practice what I preach. I hope you enjoy my observations and some of them serve you well in your life.
It emerged during last week that our newly appointed Agriculture Minister served a three-month driving ban in 2016 after being found by Gardaí to be drink-driving in the aftermath of an All-Ireland football final. To non-Irish readers it should be …Continue reading →
Like most people, I am watching the unfolding events across the USA. When it comes to ‘Facebook’ I’m a lurker but I do take a ramble in there to read other posts. In this regard I keep coming across accounts …Continue reading →
We are over two months into this lockdown and I can report that I’ve been a good and responsible citizen throughout. Apart from two necessary short journeys around the city, I have not ventured further than one mile from my …Continue reading →