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“You were seen going into the Scotch House.”Guessing the informant had also been drinking, O’Brien quickly replied “You mean I was seen coming into the Scotch House…” Irish novelist, Flann O’Brien, in response to accusations of drinking on the job as a civil servant in the 1940s. The allegations were of course true, but no-one … More At Swim-One-Bird

New Year, New You…

You are perfectly entitled to hate that heading. What sensible person wouldn’t? Look, there’s nothing wrong with making a few promises to yourself. Eat a little more sensibly. Maybe cut out something from your diet. Or give up the smokes. Or take up exercise. But everything in moderation. Nothing sets you up for failure like … More New Year, New You…