Recently, I watched the first season of ‘House of Cards’ . In it the rebellious and strong willed journalist ,Zoe, moves from her role as a reporter for the Washington Herald to the upcoming newspaper: Slugline. Slugline has a culture of quick and edgy reporting that suits Zoe’s character. It takes on the status quo […]Read more "House of Cards and The Journal.ie"
I was a serial nose picker as a young lad. The vicious disease struck me anytime I was bored. Needless to say it was frowned upon by my parents, but I continued digging for gold. When my little sister started doing it, I scolded her. ‘It’s disgusting’ I would say. And when no one was […]Read more "Hypocrites and Nose Pickers"
I don’t watch movies with my family. Why? Because I prefer to read or meditate or do work on the computer instead. This holiday I’ve spent my evenings planning social media posts or responding to people on Twitter or Facebook. Mum calls this ‘Hermit behaviour‘. I call it productivity. As I finished up a House […]Read more "Becoming A Hermit"
Two years ago we visited ‘Le Grand Éléphant’ in Nantes for the first time. The machine was created by a group of engineers who wanted to re-create Nantes as an area for tourists. Making a nine metre tall elephant wasn’t a bad way to do it. Each trip on the elephant is 30 minutes long. […]Read more "My Thoughts on ‘Le Grand Éléphant’"
We arrived into France yesterday evening. After we reached the apartment, Mam and Dad went off to get some food for dinner. It wasn’t long before their bubble of hope was punctured- literally. The front wheel of the car burst and we ended up eating baguettes at 10pm. This morning Dad and I went to […]Read more "Fuck Ups Happen"
It has been incredibly enjoyable to make these ‘Dublin Chats’ videos this summer, but there are a finite amount of locations to go each week. To put it bluntly: I’m running out of places to shoot. When the time comes, the channel will move in a different direction. Until then I will squeeze every last inch […]Read more "The Making of ‘Dublin Chats: Music’"
I arise at the usual time to get some editing done before heading into school. Mum gets pampered up and Dad tells me to get a belt on. Good oul parents. I’m in a good mood until they turn the radio on in the car. Sinéad x is talking about how nervous she is. Chris y […]Read more "My Leaving Cert Results Day"