Monthly Archives: October 2010

A quick update

My oozing sores are dying down. I’m back to reality again. My number one focus right now is money. Like Judas Iscariot before me, I’m after 30 pieces of silver, so friends beware! If a Pharisee comes swanning by, I’ll … Continue reading

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The (Half) Marathon

So, I was beaten by Lucinda Creighton. Lucinda is a small blonde lady-politician from Co. Mayo, who has a propensity for smugness. She finished the marathon. Connor didn’t.  But it was still a big achievement. I was smoking up until … Continue reading

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The eve of the marathon

I tend to chafe. Even elite athletes chafe occasionally and the advice is to lube up your groin, armpits, feet and nipples with Vaseline before you set off on a marathon. I went into the chemist’s on Friday to get … Continue reading

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Another fine mess

I’ve really gone and done it now. I got up this morning, a little late, but not very. As I wandered into the front room, I blearily noticed two letters had arrived,in identical envelopes, in the familiar typeface of Bank … Continue reading

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Twenty-six miles

I may have mentioned before that I’m doing a marathon on Monday. O. M. Effin G. Like. I have a plan. For every one of the twenty-six miles (“Did you say twenty six, Connor?” “Why yes, yes I did!”) Any … Continue reading

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Twenty-first Weigh-in, Sunday, 17th October 2010

After yesterday’s epic post, I have no words left. I have recovered from the whole being-a-ridiculous-hobo-for-the-night experience. I am, once again, in possession of almost all of my faculties, and feeling good about the week. I’m absolutely bricking it about … Continue reading

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A parody of myself

It’s story time. You could say that I have prided myself on my lack of competence and life skills. Deep down, I believed that my blundering about – getting lost three times a day, begging on the streets of New … Continue reading

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