Daily Life

A while ago I’d gone off to work for a few days and when I returned my sister said, “So how’d you do?” and I said, “Well, I didn’t get as much done as I wanted to,” and she said, “Do you ever?” and I felt really called out, like, y’know? @.@ So anyway, I’m […]

This is especially for people coming to Dublin 2019: If an Irish person (or website, for that matter) tells you something is a 10 minute walk, they are almost certainly lying to you. It’s a well-intentioned lie. They reckon anybody can walk for ten minutes, I think, so if they say it’s ten minutes, well, […]

Picoreview: Glass: This is definitely the kind of movie M. Night Shyamalan would make to wrap up his Unbreakable trilogy, and not the kind of movie I would make. :) I liked it better than I expected to, really. I didn’t see Split, which looked too horror-ish for me, and also because of the political […]

Ten days ago I accidentally deleted my entire newsletter mailing list, backups, old newsletters, and all, and it cannot be retrieved. For the TL;DR crowd, you can (please please please) sign up (again) at https://tinyletter.com/ce_murphy/ For those who enjoy stories of epic EBCAK, let me share the sad, mortifying tale. It was so so so […]

Picoreview: Alita: Battle Angel : This was much better than I expected it to be. OTOH, I expected it to be very, very, very, very bad indeed. I thought the story might be okayish but that the CGI would be–I was not convinced by it in the trailers. It just looked creepy, the anime face. […]