Pearse Doherty, Kendrick Lamar, and Money Trees

Every time I hear or see Pearse Doherty, the Sinn Féin spokesperson for Finance, I think of Kendrick Lamar. Kendrick Lamar’s image pops into my head. I can’t help it. In the last few years, I have spent a good deal of my music listening time listening to rap music. I love rap music and… Continue reading Pearse Doherty, Kendrick Lamar, and Money Trees

My no-knead sourdough bread experiment

I’m looking forward to baking a ‘no-knead’ sourdough loaf at the weekend. I came across a video on YouTube this week which shows you how to make an attractive looking sourdough loaf with the minimum of ‘hands on’ activity. Normally, when making a sourdough loaf you would be stretching and folding the dough at intervals… Continue reading My no-knead sourdough bread experiment

Maximising efficiency in marketing your small business and brand

I’m a great believer in, and fan, of efficiency, especially in respect of the marketing of my business and brand. When you are small, with a limited budget, you must work harder and smarter than bigger competitors. Or else. So, I am always looking for ways to get multiple uses out of a piece of… Continue reading Maximising efficiency in marketing your small business and brand

Blogging every day for 12 months-how it’s going

I made a commitment back on 31st January 2022 that I was going to blog every day for 12 months. This blogging was to be done on this website and was entirely separate from blog posts that I might write for my law based websites such as BusinessAndLegal.ie or EmploymentRightsIreland.com. It was to be entirely… Continue reading Blogging every day for 12 months-how it’s going

A valuable reminder at Berlin airport about effective communication

At Berlin airport this week, whilst waiting around for our plane back to Dublin from Germany, I was reminded of the value of clear communication. There was a ground support worker-he may have had some type of supervisory role-who I watched in action for some time. He had a tremendous range of hand signals with… Continue reading A valuable reminder at Berlin airport about effective communication