Posted on October 7, 2016
Want to introduce non-Irish followers to Lurgan College in the West of Ireland. The college hosts Irish language summer camps and has become a Youtube sensation in recent years with Gaelic language versions of well-known popular songs.
Their most recent upload is Africa (by Toto), in which H20 plays a prominent part:
Posted on August 13, 2015
Were you, like MB, a little bemused by all those Kenyans a few weeks back, claiming Barack as one of their own? Claiming him as a Kenyan an’ all.
The entire country of Kenya came out to greet their ‘son’ Barack on the occasion of his visit to a meeting of the African Union. Well let MB tell you something Mr & Mrs Kenyan. Barack is no son of Kenya. In Ireland, there is a well know song which includes the following (true) lines:
From the old Blarney stone to the green hills of Tara
There’s no-one as Irish as Barack O’Bama.
And please note, in case you missed it – it’s not ‘Obama’ – it’s ‘O’Bama‘
And if you need further proof Mr & Mrs lying Kenyans, read on……………………. Read More
Posted on February 2, 2015
Posted on September 25, 2014
Posted on September 18, 2014
First & foremost, let’s start with the band.
MB shot this short very
blurry arty video to give you all a flavour of the music and crack at the wedding in Khartoum – where the Blue & White Nile rivers converge (zero relevance to the wedding or the music ladies – just geographical knowledge). Listen also for the high pitched shrieks from some the ladies present at approx 50 seconds – called ‘ullulation’. They are doing so to honour the bride or groom:
Posted on September 12, 2014
Posted on September 4, 2014
Posted on August 29, 2014
Posted on August 26, 2014
MB writes this account as he sits in a ground floor apartment just down the street from the Embassy of Saudi Arabia. In Khartoum, Sudan. Continent of Africa.
Two days earlier:
Posted on December 5, 2013
Inshallah all well in your neck of the woods. The Christmas holiday is almost upon us and no doubt many Crossers are considering a suitable festive gift for MB. But relax Crossers, MB has received far too many gifts this year and has no more space in his accommodation to accept more. So instead Crossers, MB implores you to make suitable donation to charity of your choice. Really Crossers, MB has enough. Read More