• Screen Rant - Selma Hayek horror movies

    30 December 2021

    A couple of months ago, ScreenRant listed and ranked, from worst to best, "every" horror movie featuring the fabulous actress, Selma Hayek. I stuck quotation marks around "every" because she's only...

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  • A satirical Saga

    29 December 2021

    A YouTuber called RAT has been creating satirical short films of my Saga Of Darren Shan/Cirque Du Freak series. Each episode comes in around the quarter of an hour mark. The humour and language can...

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  • Good Ship Greenway

    27 December 2021

    I went for a family walk this morning along part of the Limerick Greenway, a 40km stretch of smooth walking and cycling path through the countryside. We drove to Rathkeale, which is the start of...

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  • Christmas in Bunratty 2021

    26 December 2021

    Christmas Day has come and gone for another year. I hope you all had a wonderful time yesterday. I had a very enjoyable day, all the more so since last year's was a washout -- on Christmas Eve...

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  • Merry Christmas!!!! 2021

    25 December 2021

    Merry Christmas, everybody!!! I hope you're all having a wonderful day.


    Like I did last year, I decided to record a video rather than type up today's blog post. It's 13 minutes long, and brings...

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  • Twas the night before Christmas…

    24 December 2021

    Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the Shan house, pesky elves were on the march!!! :-)


    As in many houses across the world, we started playing host to an elf on the shelf several...

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