Pledge Request: Fax Your TD
John Handelaar is looking for some people to support his efforts to develop an Irish equivalent of the hugely successful UK site WriteToThem.com for contacting UK politicians. The Irish version of the site would allow people to contact their councillors, TDs and MEPs for free. If you are interested in helping out, visit www.pledgebank.com/faxyourtd BEFORE 1ST FEBRUARY.
thinking out loudanswers (7.2.2006, 16:44 UTC)
Ok, so that would be a "no" then....
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thinking out loudIrish Blog Awards (5.2.2006, 23:19 UTC)
Damien has announced the long list for the inagural Irish Blog Awards. I'm chuffed that TOL has been nominated in three different categories: Best Personal Blog Best Fictional Piece in a Blog for 47 Hours Part Deux and Best...
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thinking out loudSOS (4.2.2006, 16:51 UTC)
Are there any Ireland based, single, straight men over the age of 35 out there who might be interested in assisting me with some research? And before some wag comes up with a scruffy response to that let me state...
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thinking out loud2nd or 3rd time around (1.2.2006, 22:52 UTC)
Since I got back from the UK on Monday I have been drowning in regulations, paperwork, codes of practice, accreditation procedures and credit acquirement regulations. It’s a mini research project in itself just wading through “how to be on your...
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thinking out loudyesterday (31.1.2006, 16:24 UTC)
So yesterday went something like this 4.15am wake up 4.45am get in car and drive to the airport. Strangely enough I wasn’t the only person on the road at that ungodly hour 5.20 begin 25 minute wait at Ryanair check...
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thinking out loudinsomnia (29.1.2006, 23:37 UTC)
I'm paying my first visit to the UK University tomorrow and I must have been hallucinating when I organised the flight - a 6.30am departure from Dublin followed by a 2.5 hour train ride. Working backwards that means I have...
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thinking out loudan open letter to the managing director of Irish Broadband (23.1.2006, 13:30 UTC)
Faxed this morning Dear Mr Dooley I have been an Irish Broadband customer for over two years and am writing to you today to put on record my dismay with your technical support service. Since Thursday of last week I...
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thinking out loudquestions (22.1.2006, 19:43 UTC)
Yes, it's been a strange 10 days around the TOL household..but strange conversations still happen. Over drinks with a few friends the other evening we shared war stories about the dating game and in between the hilarity and madness of...
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thinking out loud (17.1.2006, 19:18 UTC)
One of my closest girlfriends is dying. Out of the blue she was told last week that she has 6 – 12 months to live. I haven’t been able to think straight since I heard the news. In between bouts...
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thinking out louda break (15.1.2006, 18:42 UTC)
I'm taking a break from blogging for a while - see you all when I get back....
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thinking out loudinformation management (10.1.2006, 18:01 UTC)
My ex was in Dublin today and we passed a few hours together catching up. I knew there was something on his mind and it wasn’t long before he told me that he and his new partner are expecting their...
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thinking out loudthe usual suspects (8.1.2006, 14:48 UTC)
One of my Christmas pressies was series 1 of NYPD Blue on DVD. I remember watching it first time around (me being a recovering Hill Street Blues fanatic in my time), not cos I’m a cop show fanatic per...
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thinking out louddebt free in 2 years? (7.1.2006, 08:29 UTC)
Did anyone see Pay Off Your Mortgage in Two Years on BBC2 on Wednesday evening? The premise is that 8 people/couples, aided and abetted by a British Eddie Hobbs kid are going to attempt to pay off their mortgages in...
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thinking out loudnollaig na mban 2 (6.1.2006, 11:57 UTC)
Here's another piece from DaBerries If anyone else wants to contribute during the day - feel free to mail me! Nollaig na mBan, Women’s Christmas. Growing up it meant little else to me other than the fact that it marked...
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thinking out loudnollaig na mban (6.1.2006, 10:23 UTC)
Today is Nollaig na mBan (Women’s Christmas) a traditional time in Ireland when men are supposed to do all the housework and give women the day off in gratitude for all their hard work over the Christmas season. I don’t...
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thinking out loudi want one of those (5.1.2006, 21:16 UTC)
I'd love to have a photoblog as part of Thinking Out Loud. I've lots of photos from my travels and I'd like to take some more when I'm staying put. I simply hate Flickr and want something more custom designed...
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thinking out loudADD dum de dum (5.1.2006, 11:46 UTC)
I have to admit to a bit of ADD this week. Can't seem to focus on much and as far as I'm concerned, new year starts next week. I know by then I'll have to get out of my pjs...
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thinking out loudblogroll (4.1.2006, 17:49 UTC)
I've switched over to Bloglines to list my blogroll and it appears that the Irish spellings are not appearing properly - anyone know how I can change that please? Update: mmm it all just rectified itself - now why can't...
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thinking out loudresolve (31.12.2005, 21:00 UTC)
New Year Resolutions. Always the temptation to take pen in hand, compose a list and with a flourish out goes the old and in comes the new. My dilemma is more complicated – should the list be a 1 to...
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thinking out loudooo honoured or what? (30.12.2005, 23:08 UTC)
Oh my goodness. Consider me tickled pink, honoured, nay swept off my feet. I've had the privelige of being awared the "best personal blog" in the spudtastic awards... Allow me to quote "Best personal blog By personal blogs I mean...
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thinking out loudwhy do men do it? (28.12.2005, 20:52 UTC)
I now know why men get so many gadgets at Christmas. A 3G phone comes in soo handy when standing outside the dressing room in Brown Thomas waiting for your significant other to try on a small wardrobe of clothes....
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thinking out loudbooks and jazz (27.12.2005, 12:12 UTC)
It’s a grey and miserable day here in Dublin and I now officially have cabin fever. Any other time of the year would be fine but there’s something about Christmas that when it gets to 27th December I want...
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thinking out loudMerry Christmas Everyone! (25.12.2005, 10:35 UTC)
Merry Christmas Everyone (courtesy of Winston)...
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thinking out loudmerry crimbo (24.12.2005, 20:13 UTC)
Potato was right - all the culchies cleared out of Dublin yesterday leaving the city half empty! We had no difficulty finding a seat in Searsons (who make the worst vodka martini on the planet!!) and in the restaurant afterwards....
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thinking out loudon the occasion of my 43rd (23.12.2005, 17:31 UTC)
43 things I’m grateful for on the occasion of my 43rd birthday 1 Concealer – it’s a girl’s best friend 2 Somebody once said “what’s worse than being single and 40” – the answer being – “being divorced and 40”....
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thinking out loudthat do (21.12.2005, 09:53 UTC)
The old man's pub turned out to be a great venue for the "do" last night. Bizarrely enough we even got seats and a table to ourselves! Maybe it's just me, but seats in a pub the week before Christmas...
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thinking out loudblogger drinks tonight (20.12.2005, 12:22 UTC)
Looking forward to meeting everyone in Keogh's off Grafton Street from 6 this evening. I'll be there on time in the false hope that there might be a few seats to be had (yes, I know, I'm delusional..). The secret...
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thinking out loudwhere to shove your usb? (19.12.2005, 11:09 UTC)
To follow up on the previous discussion - what about this from "Popgadget- Personal Tech for Women." Let me tell you where I'd like to shove that usb drive.......
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thinking out loudthat discussion (15.12.2005, 13:04 UTC)
I've sat down and started a post on the discussions on feminism and women and bloggers on at least three occasions in the past week. I scrapped each and every one of them. I found it difficult to take a...
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thinking out loudthe details (14.12.2005, 21:06 UTC)
Ok, the oldies pub wins - so the details for the blogger crimbo do are - Keoghs, off Grafton Street from 6pm on Tuesday next - that ok? Hope to see lots of you there....
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