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Nominated for Blog Awards Ireland, 2014

The Blarney Crone has made it to the long list in the Diaspora and Humor categories for Blog Awards Ireland, 2014. Thanks to all who voted. Unfortunately, public polling is now ended and so I cannot urge you to exercise … Continue reading

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In reluctant praise of Reader’s Digest

I have been reading Reader’s Digest, a publication I last enjoyed some 40 years ago. I find it curiously, and reassuringly, unchanged. Back in the day, my father used to bring home old copies passed to him by a colleague and I, … Continue reading

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