Archive: May 23rd, 2015

Deconstruction.

Deconstruction.

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Yesterday Ireland held a referendum to amend its constitution in order to provide equal rights to gay couples who want to get married. Today it’s clear that the “yes” vote is going to carry the day.

This is amazing.

I left Ireland in the early ’90s. When I told people abroad about the medieval legal situation in Ireland on contraception, divorce, and homosexuality …well, people just wouldn’t believe me. Combined with the nationalistic political situation, I got used to a sort of permanent miasma of embarrassment towards the country I came from.

But today I feel a swell of pride.

Feeling very proud of my home country today.

(and it’s not often I get to say that)

Beers and burgers with Brad.

Beers and burgers with Brad.

Introducing @Brad_Frost to joys of a @TheTrollsPantry burger in a brioche bun. cc @Malarkey

Introducing @Brad_Frost to joys of a @TheTrollsPantry burger in a brioche bun. cc @Malarkey

Welcoming @Brad_Frost to Brighton.

Grant Morrison | Starting Over

Grant, like Emma, has recently started blogging again. This makes me very, very happy. And he’s doing it for what I consider to be all the right reasons:

But this is mostly a place for me to capture my thoughts, and an excuse to consider them, and an opportunity to understand them more fully.

I may have just ordered a spaceprob.es T-shirt for myself.

http://society6.com/product/voyager-1-67n_t-shirt#11=49&4=133&5=19