July 27, 2012

Big in Japan

When reading the big three national broadsheets you will very often read condemnation of smokers and their habit based on oft-repeated propaganda. So it is refreshing […]
July 24, 2012

The new weed

Scanning the headlines on the Irish Examiner on Saturday, I spotted a headline that read “Swimming ban at beaches over e-coli threat”. Now personally, I have […]
July 23, 2012


I am speechless!!! Are you sitting down ?? Can you suspend reality for a few moments before you read on? This time last month, I alerted […]
July 20, 2012

The voice of reason

I had a call out of the blue on the Forest Eireann phone recently. Let’s call the guy Bill for now. In a soft and relaxed […]
July 17, 2012

Polling sense

Many polls taken on the topic of smoking include as few as 200 participants. The more serious polls however, that end up forming opinions and appearing […]