So, did you watch it?What?That new programme on the telly last night. 'KIN', I told you it was starting.Oh right, I did yeah.What did you think?A bit like 'Love/Hate' for south siders, well according to Jimmy anyway.It's no wonder young ones are lured into drugs. But the young ones don't get to live in the … Continue reading Kin
A few years ago, pre covid ( those were the days) me ma rang me one morning... Bernie, can you ask one of your lads to drop over. I need them to get into the attic for me.What do you want from the attic ma?My child of Prague.For what?Mrs. Byrnes grand daughter is getting married … Continue reading Child of Prague
What are you up to today, Bernie?I'm going home to do my knitting, ma.You? knitting? Don't make me laugh.What's so funny?You don't knit.Yes I do.Since when?Since I took it up last month.And you've kept it up for a month?Yeah, why would you think I wouldn't?Because I remember the last time you took up a pair … Continue reading Knitting
Marilyn rang me ma then ma rang me ... Bernie, is that you?Yeah.Are you sure?Who did you ring ma?Bernie.Well then?I thought you were Phil. Well I'm not Phil.You girls all sound the same to me. But you rang me.You can never be too sure.Right, whatever. Anyway, what's up ma?Did you hear about, Eliza?Marilyn's daughter? What … Continue reading The whole tooth
I can't be doing with the hundreds of mammy/wannabe fashionistas on Instagram, spouting shite every five minutes 'My little angles, I love the bones of them. I do what I do for me kids, they're me world'. Well fuck off then, Chantelle and look after your bleedin' kids and stop pawning them off on your … Continue reading Instagram Angles
Last weeks government announcement didn't go down too well in our house. Nine more weeksNine fucking weeks.It's not funny anymore, Jimmy.It was never funny, Bernie.But it's less funny than it was the first time.Closing the pubs wasn't funny.But we thought it was only for a couple of months.If only we knew.At least we had good … Continue reading Nine Weeks
My aul one can be so cantankerous, she'd drive you up the swanny .
Everyone is fond of the drink except me ma...according to her that is.
I hate Christmas shopping, especially for his aul one 🙄 Jimmy , d'ye think your ma would like a foot spa?I doubt it. She thinks they're dangerous.How about an electric blanket?No, she says they're dangerous too. A microwaveable heat pad?You know she doesn't own a microwave, she says......they're dangerous, yea yeah. What about a teas … Continue reading She’s Electric
Where were you?Shopping.Again? You're never out of the shops lately, Bernie.There's feck all else to do ma.But you hate supermarkets. The supermarkets are the only shops open.You must be desperate.I must be.So, what are you buying?I'm getting a start on my Christmas shopping.Its only September.Its October, ma.Already? The days are flying by, but still...I know, … Continue reading Have yourself a Covid little Christmas