Learning to Survive – The Long Dark

The second edition of games that have made a serious impact in my life and why! The first game was ‘Stardew Valley’, this time it’s ‘The Long Dark’. Like ‘Stardew Valley’, this game plays a big role with recovering from mental health issues. The game’s only aim is to survive another day, or another hour,… Continue reading Learning to Survive – The Long Dark

Bingo

After missing the opportunity to hit the big Arklow Bingo night last year with Saoirse and her Mam, Saoirse saw an advert for ‘Bingo Loco’ being organised in the local hotel. From the flier, it looked like Bingo with a bit of ‘craic’ involved. I think there were some Gameboy’s and SNES’s up for offer… Continue reading Bingo

Hard Brexit Happened … How was it for you?

So Brexit has happened. It’s been 4 years in the making … 4 years of a headache … 4 years of worry for people … and it’s still not complete. They’re still going around in circles with negotiations … dodgy trade agreements not fully defined, bleached chicken and chlorine washed meet scares, pro-eugenic advisors being… Continue reading Hard Brexit Happened … How was it for you?

Welcoming Spring & Imbolc Celebrations

For Christmas I was given ‘The Almanac – A Seasonal Guide to 2020’. I’ve never owned or read an Almanac before. It was surprisingly great, I pull it out regularly to see what I should be doing seasonally. It’s also amazing as I’m on a journey of repairing my mental health and this book guides… Continue reading Welcoming Spring & Imbolc Celebrations

Growing Old in Style – Slipknot Dublin 2020

I personal don’t own any Slipknot albums but every time they visit Ireland, I have to attend. They’re a fantastic spectacle and have savage tunes. When I was a teen, my friends gradually moved from Nirvana and Metallica to more nu-metal bands like Slipknot, Korn, and Deftones, whilst I moved backwards in time to Black… Continue reading Growing Old in Style – Slipknot Dublin 2020