Dickie Attenborough kicked it off when, during an address to the UN, he stated that, “The collapse of our civilizations and the extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizons if no urgent action is taken against … 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.
Steve Jobs came to Cork in 1979 and set up his first manufacturing plant outside of the US. From the initial 14 workers who began operations there in 1980, the plant has grown to employ over 6,000 people now. Jobs … Continue reading →
“The majority of Irish college students believe that someone who has consumed as much as a bottle of vodka, 14 pints of beer or three bottles of wine still has the capacity to give consent to sex,” or so says … Continue reading →
I take several little walks each day down by the river in the ‘Millennium Park’ beside Tivoli. Over our long hot summer the skies were a clear blue and always featured large four-engined jets heading from the US to Europe … Continue reading →