Review of my feature film ‘A Day Like Today’

Review of my feature film ‘A Day Like Today’

  The Dublin Inquirer’s glowing review of the feature film I wrote ‘A Day Like Today’ – something to come back to every now and then 😉 “Walsh, screenwriter Shane Coules and the entire cast and crew of the production have made something very special.” https://www.dublininquirer.com/2016/03/23/a-day-like-today-reviewed/

At a Loss

At a Loss

An eccentric man who’s having difficulties with his speech recalls an ex-lover.

It’s Art, Duh!

It’s Art, Duh!

  It was Raymond’s suggestion. I had never really understood art, so I was never very inclined to visit art galleries. I can appreciate the colours, the skill; the talent involved. I understand that there’s talent. Well, most of the time—as Bob Dylan said. Other times . . . Well, I just don’t know. Like […]

Youth

Youth

A boy wakes up to his reality.

Conversations with Family Members (and the Bits In Between).

Conversations with Family Members (and the Bits In Between).

    The mother (i)   My mother calls while I’m in the middle of editing a piece that’s to run in a tabloid. I pick up, because she’ll keep calling until I do. ‘Hey, Mam. I’m kind of busy.’ ‘I know, you’re always busy, can you just do something for me for a sec?’ […]

Chekhov Letter to his Brother Nikolai

Chekhov Letter to his Brother Nikolai

  Anton Pavlovich Chekhov’s letter to his older brother Nikolai – which features his 8 Qualities of Cultured People – has done the rounds, but there’s no harm in sharing it again for any of you who may have missed it. I come back to it regularly, for it’s always an enjoyable read. It was penned in […]

Jobless

Jobless

  He thought to himself that there was no such thing. “There’s always a job to do,” he’d say. And he was right.   If ever a neighbour needed his talents, he was there: screwdriver, plug fuse, even door knob. He was right,   there always was a job to do. He’d been on his […]

The Wild Garden

The Wild Garden

A Dublin dining experience.