A grumpy post

Some people think I am not cranky enough in this blog, that I am operating under false pretences. Well I am about to rectify the situation. There is a lunatic little kitten in the place I am staying and he is a total pain in the arse. You can't open the door without checking he is behind you cause he is so stupid and will run off if he gets out.  He literally chases his tail around in a circle - never saw that before.  He crashes around the house at all hours of the…

Happy St Patrick’s Day

Well I made it to Australia and it's just as exciting as I thought it would be. I swam in the Indian Ocean off Perth on my first day here and that was a thrill. The bottle of wine I had just scoffed with my host Kathy helped.   I went to Freemantle prison and looked for any ancestors but I don't think I can claim an Australian passport just yet.   There was a lovely parade in Perth on Sunday, and I met Stephen Keegan and his girlfriend Hilary and their friends.  I think…