Cry Me a River – of Blood

Cry Me a River – of Blood

Cry Me a River – of Blood What do you give a wealthy country for its birthday? A country that has everything: sunshine, beaches, forests, cities voted the ‘Most Liveable in the World’, abundant energy, fine healthy people, enterprise, enthusiasm. One...
Teachers: The Red Cent Rules

Teachers: The Red Cent Rules

Teachers: The Red Cent Rules There are older teachers around today that are as depressed about modern education as many of the Tavern’s customers. Most ordinary punters, both dads and mums consumed with work, send their kids to what passes for schools, whether...
Reflections on the Crucifixion

Reflections on the Crucifixion

Reflections on the Crucifixion Written on Easter Saturday, March 26, 2016 The Tavern has been closed since three of the clock yesterday. I have been with others in the Crypt, as His body was in His Crypt.  And I am reflecting on what happened. I am grateful to James H...
How Close to Broke Are You?

How Close to Broke Are You?

How Close to Broke are You? The poor and the middle class in the western world are not as far apart as some might imagine. There are many folk who stand at the Tavern’s bars who would be very hard done to find a few hundred bucks at short notice. Many seemingly...
Scoring for the Good Guys and Gals

Scoring for the Good Guys and Gals

 Scoring For the Good Guys and Gals It is a pleasure to bring Good News to the Tavern and boy did we get some over the past few days.  I have been very busy of late, what with a splendid picnic in the fine weather after a ‘bells and smells’ Mass in the...