It’s over. Again. It’s a bit mean really, the way Electric Picnic sneaks into your life for 3 days, then without a word of warning, it’s gone again. The sadness and depression that follows this annual 3 night stand cannot be put into words really, yet every year I try to do so all the same. Ok, here we go again.
I’m ashamed to say that even having lived in Sallins nearly all my life, I had no idea that McAuley Place in Naas was housing Naas Arts & Culture Centre. We’ll have to chalk that one up to a senior moment and move on however as there’s some live music to talk about, namely that of Freddie White who landed into Naas last Saturday for one of his trademark classy gigs.
Midnight in the Olympia has a special place in the hearts of many eighties teens. When Gerry Sinnot took over the venue in 1977 he began this series of concerts that for a while looked unfortunately as though they could fade away. Thankfully gigs like this one came back some years ago to keep the tradition started with acts ranging from The Fleadh Cowboys to John Martin alive and well.
I always have one problem when watching The Inbetweeners. That problem is that under no circumstances would I ever tolerate Jay. When I was growing up – when I was indeed an Inbetweener – I had mates like that. I’m still friends with one of them (he knows well who he is and he’s fine with it) but looking back now there were so many opportunities when I would have been completely justified in telling him to sling his hook. Continue reading Damn, You’re Annoying