What have I learned?
1. Humour doesn't translate to the web very well unless you're very witty indeed. Obviously I'm not.
2. Internet commenters are very tedious. I should know: I am one. But it certainly feels different being on the receiving end.
3. Although, this one in response to what I said about capital punishment is a brilliantly-observed parody. I hope.
What have I been up to since last I blogged? A day in Dublin and a few days in wonderful, wet Kerry: mountains, herons, the sea. In a few days, Puck Fair begins and debauchery will reign. Until they let the goat go. This is not a joke. Though the goat is unharmed.
Some pictures of the pre-fair excitement. I'll post the occasional shot here, but the full set will have to wait: I'm not on a mega-fast academic connection and would like to leave the house occasionally. Click on them to enlarge.
The mayor's face is a delight.
She has better teeth than me.
Another waster idling his summer away sunning himself
We're not in the West Midlands any more, Toto!