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You Can’t Be Serious – Constantly counting calories is all a cod

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I read somewhere last week that a person needs to walk six miles to burn up the calories from drinking one can of coke....

You Cant’t Be Serious – It’s always better to have a...

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How we confront our last few moments on earth is always of great interest to those left behind. The subject is a grave one;...

You Can’t Be Serious. Why do women go to the washroom in...

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It is true that your average pub is a microcosm of life; from changing attitudes and fashions, customs of the locality, a barometer of...

You Can’t Be Serious. Killing the Goose but keeping the Cure.

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Long after the majority of people got too grand to eat goose, it still remained the Christmas bird of choice in our house. ‘Turkey...

You Can’t Be Serious. To ‘snap’ – or not to ‘snap’…?

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Very rarely does this column ever return to a topic covered the previous week. Today, you are about to receive one of those exceptions....

You can’t be serious – A friend …

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‘A friend in need is a friend indeed – or ‘a friend in need is a damn nuisance’ … take your pick, but a...

You can’t be serious – The blind spot

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I have a slight defect. Loath as I am to admit it, I have a blind spot. This blind spot manifests itself in a...

You Can’t Be Serious – The ones that even Specsavers couldn’t save...

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It is only fair to warn those of you with a clean record that anyone proceeding past the next full stop will become a...

You Can’t Be Serious – Putting panic into Prowlers…

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Listen up folks for another bit of sound advice, courtesy of this column. We are all better at giving advice than taking it –...

You Can’t Be Serious – An unwelcome Spanish Visitor

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Ours is a hospitable home. This is no more than adhering to an age-old tradition in Ireland of making people welcome and putting them...

You Can’t Be Serious – Favouritism is always a factor

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I bet that you claim to be totally opposed to any form of favouritism? Most people will rail against favouritism in the workplace, school,...

You Can’t Be Serious. There is nothing wrong with being wrong.

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Many people are incapable of accepting that they are ever wrong - even when indisputable facts are there to prove it. People will even say...

You Can’t Be Serious – One man’s barefaced trust in another …

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My late uncle trusted me a whole lot; maybe not with his entire life … but close enough! Trust is a central part of...

‘Where you live, and what you [don’t] drive.’

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I drive a twelve year old car. It is a black car. I have owned several black cars, but I have never before had...

The most useless inventions in the history of [one] mankind

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Is it only me, or do these following ‘inventions’ really work for you? How many of you can remember when ‘super-glue’ was invented? There was...

You Can’t be Serious – Of baling-twine and blasting-wire…

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You all know the story of the kingdom being lost for the want of a nail … a simple horse nail. Let this be...

You Can’t Be Serious – Driving each other mad …

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SPONSORED BY SPANISH SOLUTIONS OK, Class, heads up: This week we shall deal with the intricacies of navigating a motor-propelled vehicle on the road. We...

You Can’t Be Serious – Vacancy for title of world’s greatest...

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‘Events, my dear boy … events’; so to quote Harold MacMillan, ‘Events’ have blown our column totally off course this week. I was geared...

An Irishman’s Way of Asking!

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“What are you doing with yourself these days …” I literally bumped into an old friend on the corner outside the new Cabo Roig Inn....