Breaking Down Writers’ Block

I have been a little quiet on the blog front lately, at least in terms of publishing pieces. If one were to look at my post archives they would find a different story, one with unfinished thoughts and cast away words. That can only mean one thing - writers' block. Professionaly I may not be … Continue reading Breaking Down Writers’ Block

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Religion/Nationality, Nationality/Religion – One in the same?

Yesterday, I read the remark (sorry I can't remember exactly where) that a person's religion is defined by the country which they grew up in. I immediately agreed with this statement. While I can only speculate that my faith may have taken another route had I not been brought up in Ireland, looking back at … Continue reading Religion/Nationality, Nationality/Religion – One in the same?

Seven Reasons Why You Are Not Stupid

There are two things you need to know about me: 1. I thought taking Sociology as a university subject would be a good idea 2. I can't handle people calling themselves stupid/people calling others stupid Why am I telling you these random facts? Well, if there is one piece of useful information I walked away … Continue reading Seven Reasons Why You Are Not Stupid

Irish Stereotypes – Is there truth in any of them?

Whilst enjoying a delicious dinner last week, I couldn't help but overhear a conversation which made me rather angry. Three men sitting at a table near to me began to discuss Ireland and the Irish people. The conversation mainly centered around the IRA leading me to believe that they were into some dodgy dealings themselves. Their misinformation … Continue reading Irish Stereotypes – Is there truth in any of them?

Facebook: Depressing Us One Picture At A Time

The title of this post of rather unleading. Facebook is not my problem here, rather the people who use it. Each evening, sometimes after a stressful day at work, I like to return to my humble abode and chill out. Perhaps my most common way of doing so is by scanning Facebook for the latest … Continue reading Facebook: Depressing Us One Picture At A Time