Conversation recall · On writing

A numerical joke, and its relevance here

My cousin Eamonn is a great joke-teller. He also knows the words to hundreds of songs. My brother shares these traits. As I have noted more than once, starting with this piece, there seems to be a link between people’s ability to tell jokes and their ability to remember the lyrics to songs. Many years… Continue reading A numerical joke, and its relevance here

On writing

Reviewing the first six months of “The Compartments”

The first post on this Blog, about “Smart Thinking” and “Self Help” sections at my local bookshop, appeared exactly 6 months ago today, on 2 December 2015. In the intervening 183 days 198 items have appeared on these pages, most of them Blog Posts (181, including this one), the rest tucked away in the Menus… Continue reading Reviewing the first six months of “The Compartments”