Art, Design & Culture

John Carter Review – 11 out of 10

This film is being referred to as a flop. And it sure cost a lot of money and took a lot of time to make. The estimated budget up on IMDb is $250,000,000. It’s probably fairly selfish that i’m so glad they did all that just for me, but we all deserve a treat now and again, so thanks Disney. I appreciate it. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Rf55GTEZ_E] I’m partially writing about it because people seem to think…

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Art, Design & Culture Go Outside Home & Garden

how to: make a bicycle coffee cup-holder

Cycling to work in Dublin is great. The only tough thing about getting to work by bike, is that, unlike buses or trams or walking, it never really allowed one to drink coffee on the way. I’m happy to say i managed to sort this out. NB. Step 1: The coffee cup-holder should not be stuck to a woman’s fallopian tubes, that is the front view of bicycle handlebars.

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Art, Design & Culture

Who knew short stories weren’t just for kids, emo-teens or weird old writery men?

Image courtesy of Cathal Sherlock at Wordlegs Last Tuesday i went along to the launch of an ebook ‘wordlegs presents: 30 Under 30’.┬áThe initiative of Elizabeth Reapy who is a writer herself hailing from Mayo. Mayo to me looks pretty much exactly the same as Lord of the Rings so i’m inclined to think people from there are more magic and better than average Irish people. If you want to subscribe to this theory (it…

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