Sunday, October 30, 2011

Day-before-yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Jog along the Liffey beyond Four Courts, catching late autumn sun

Porridge at Queen of Tarts

Walk around Rathescar lake, Co. Louth - found by chance. I fixed the dodgy sign at the nearest crossroads after.

Carlingford - Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Family gathering at Bernadette's including first meeting with the delightful Aoife and chucking a ball/lads' talk out front with Des and the Enfants Terribles

Jog from pier to pier (cancelled out by breakfast at Dan's)

Coffee and chat over at Pierre McDonagh's in Greenore

Friday, October 28, 2011

Dublin - Day-before-yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Walk along Clontarf river-front with Bernadette (including Hot Press photographer's [Nixon] and posh food - best cappy I've had in Ireland)

Down to the Liffey by the Winding Stair in the low autumnal sun

Dinner with Orla and Meabh in Temple Bar

Little Jerusalem - Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Finding Leopold Bloom's birthplace, Chaim Herzog's family home and hanging out in Little Jerusalem (Dublin 8)

Getting into the Irish-Jewish Museum by chance (thanks to Howard) in the heart of that bit of Dublin I'd want to live in - red brick, tree-lined streets, suburban tranquillity

Fresh Italian lunch at the Bernard Shaw, home of Dublin graffiti

Monday, October 24, 2011

Back in the Old Country - Today's Happiness Experiment entry

Buying a mag for hols (all about David Bowie)

Having a laugh with the Enfants Terribles in McKevitt's after dinner

Being in Joe McKevitt's house on the 10th anniversary of his death

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Friday's Happiness Experiment entry

Doing admin on the Brighton train on the way to creative meeting at Ricochet

Picking up some old green Penguins, a record recycled as a dish and other bits and pieces in the North Laines

Watching the original Arthur en famille

Yesterday's Happiness Experiment entry

Catching low autumn rays on a Kenwood slope with U

Reading Robert Harris' The Fear Index in bed in the afternoon

Hearing Smells Like Teen Spirit by Paul Anka played by Chewy in Stokey Record Club with U, Sara, Wayne and Ben

Today's Happiness Experiment entry

Playing Secret & Obvious with D at Ed's Diner after Tintin screening

Approaching Wembley in low autumn sun with the Enfants Terribles for Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Chicago Bears NFL game

Listening to Word podcast about Bowie on an afternoon jog

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Creative Accounting #433

On The Waterfront (1954) = A View from the Bridge (1955) + 0.3 X West Side Story

Starspot #212

David Morrissey reading Waugh's A Handful of Dust yesterday afternoon coming home on the Northern Line