If you'd like to know what on earth possessed us to do the Paper Round review of newspapers, you can now read an interview with me, Fergal and Copernicus on the Irish Left Review. The other two guys have excellent and thoughtful answers. While you're looking at Irish Reviews, the Irish Pirate Review has been pumping out sea-going goodness for the last few days.
Quite unexpectedly, I've been asked to be on the panel for the Leviathan 3rd anniversary /Christmas special on next Thursday. As the topic is Ireland in 2016: The Pope’s Revenge it's likely that the discussion may travel to some unexpected places. However, as all but one of the other panelists are journalists (some of whom may have read the Paper Round) it could just be an elaborate trap.
Elsie, a tuppenceworth reader, was so pleased by the Paper Round that she has set up her own newspaper-reader blog An Exception to the Rule. She already has a great story from the Irish Independent. "Ms Davison was in her first year at UCD when she represented Ireland at the Miss World contest in China in 2003.
I'm aware that I'm being shown up by my fellow Rounders, but I intend to catch up with a mighty burst of Raw Noting this weekend. In the meantime, I'd just like to drizzle some half finished thoughts onto your screen. Mostly, what started out as a bit of a lark has ended up being a bit more serious.