I had a strange little encounter a few years back when I had to get my passport renewed. In Ireland, a Garda or a Justice of the Peace must sign and stamp your application form before you submit it. I … 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.
Last week I was accused of misogyny. The circumstances or the reasons are unimportant but what is important is that I was not absolutely sure exactly what that word meant. It was spat at me at the time so I … Continue reading →
The Irish Independent Poll this morning makes sobering reading for the Government parties. The Blueshirts are only one point ahead of the Soldiers of Destiny and Michael Martin is the most popular leader of all. It seems that after the … Continue reading →
I remember an old cartoon I saw once of a guy in the dock with a tenacious lawyer grilling him. The guy turns a pleading look at the judge and the caption reads, "You ask me to tell the truth, … Continue reading →