Goodman-Hill o'Beans

First off, you may have noticed that some posts keep disappearing from this page; a technical issue that Richard the Web Genius has his crack team of cutting edge techies on as we speak. Last night I was out for a pint with a ukulele pal in one of my favourite Dublin...

Trimbling with Knowledge

If ever there’s a television programme that drives home how little you actually know, it has to be University Challenge. It’s a perfect bridge between the two Monday episodes of Coronation Street, but not until the autumn now as last night was the final,...

A taxing issue

More bad news for Liechtenstein following the recent election of a man whose name sounds like sneeze. Prince Max is now being investigated by German authorities about tax evasion. The thing is, this came about after a whistle-blower at the LGT bank flogged...

Sure as Eggs is Eggs

It’s a glorious day on the Irish coast today. I’ve got the doors to the balcony flung open and the sun’s glinting off the sea in a highly agreeable manner. It’s the kind of day on which the lark needs to be on the wing and the snail on the...

Face In The Crowd

Poor old Liechtenstein has been getting it in the neck a bit lately. It’s all to do with tax evasion and secret banks accounts and all kinds of things that I don’t understand (my own dealings with the Inland Revenue display a wonderfully naive – and...