I have met Americans on holidays here many times over the years and have visited the States a few times as well. What has always struck me on meeting them though was how different our world view was. More than … 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.
The debate about whether things should be in public hands or private hands is always there. One side argues the bloated waste of the public model while the other side point to the importance of owning and controlling our future … Continue reading →
The nature of dating has changed since my time, or so I am told anyway. Older readers will remember that we had to wait quite some time for that first kiss and when it did finally arrive one night, it … Continue reading →
News this morning suggests that twenty of those who were involved in the Joan Burton water protest incident are to be served with criminal charges by the DPP. (Director of Public Prosecutions) I don't know about you but I … Continue reading →