Monday, June 29, 2009


Should You Get a New Job?

Your Job Satisfaction Level: 53%

Your job is about average. There are some parts you really enjoy, and some parts that stress you out.

It's possible that you need a small change. Maybe you should switch companies or positions.

It's also possible that you're simply burned out. No job is perfect, even a great one.

Give yourself a personal day to think about your career goals - and if your current job is helping you achieve them.

Should You Get a New Job?

Friday, June 26, 2009


There are no words...

This is straight from the Ray D'Arcy Show for all the rugby lovers out there! (You know who you are)


Quote of the Week

There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.

Bertrand Russell
British author, mathematician, & philosopher (1872 - 1970)

Thursday, June 25, 2009


Dictionary Corner # 47

Parsimony – noun

Extreme unwillingness to spend money or use resources.

- DERIVATIVES parsimonious adjective

- ORIGIN Latin parsimonia, parcimonia

Friday, June 19, 2009


Quote of the Week

Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too; this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently and sees distinctly what it loves.

Blaise Pascal
French mathematician, physicist (1623 - 1662

Thursday, June 18, 2009


Some Gigs in Cork in July

Wed 01 Jul 2009 9:00pm Niall Connolly The Pavilion €10

Fri 03 Jul 2009 11.00pm Jam presents a Motown Special The Pavilion €10

Sat 04 Jul 2009 8:00pm Josh Ritter + Lisa Hannigan Marquee, Cork Docklands €38

Sun 12 Jul 2009 9:00pm Pete Courtney and Yvonne O'Grady An Crúibín €12

Mon 13 Jul 2009 7.00pm Imelda May Kinsale Arts Week, Charles Fort Kinsale €32

Mon 20 Jul 2009 8:00pm Chucho Valdés Cork School of Music €28

Thu 23 Jul 2009 9:00pm Maria Doyle Kennedy De Barras, Clonakilty €15

Sat 25 Jul 2009 9:00pm Wallis Bird Cyprus Avenue €15

Wed 29 Jul 2009 8:00pm Rodrigo Y Gabriela Cork School of Music €24

Thu 30 Jul 2009 9:00pm Luka Bloom De Barras, Clonakilty €20

Tuesday, June 16, 2009


Dictionary Corner #46

Aegis – noun

The protection, backing or support of someone: the negotiations were conducted under the aegis of the UN.

- ORIGIN Greek aigis ‘shield of Zeus’

Friday, June 12, 2009


Quote of the Week

The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.

Alfred Hitchcock
British movie director (1899 - 1980)

Thursday, June 11, 2009


What Kind of Boots Are You?

Not sure about this result but I guess it could have been worse!

You Are Riding Boots

You are very sophisticated. You have refined tastes, and you don't fall for cheesy trends.

You are naturally chic and stylish. You can pull together a great look in no time flat.

You don't need a lot of flash or bling in your life. You prefer the glamour of the understated.

You treasure wisdom. You are attracted to ideas and things that have stood the test of time.

What Kind of Boots Are You?

Tuesday, June 09, 2009


Dictionary Corner #45

Paucity – noun

The presence of something in only small or insufficient quantities or amounts: a paucity of information.

- ORIGIN from Latin paucus ‘few’

Saturday, June 06, 2009


Quote of the Week

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.

Mahatma Gandhi
Indian political and spiritual leader (1869 - 1948)