Change is Possible

Posted on May 23, 2006, under general, meta, music, photography.

If you’re ever in Dundrum’s massive shopping centre, pay close attention as you pay for your parking (if you happen to have driven there). It doesn’t tell you that change is available, but rather the far more optimistic message, that change is possible.

It’s nice to see, it brought a smile ot my face, and clearly it’s intentional. Maybe it’s part of a car parks against conservatism movement, or maybe it’s religious subliminal messaging, or maybe just a fun meme to lighten the day but whatever it is, it’s good fun.

Papal Cross in Phoenix Park

So, Nóirín helped me change this blog – to WordPress 2 – which is going very well so far. I’ve made it easier to post comments too, which was always a bit too hard for my liking (but I like comment spam even less).

On another note of change; on my travels I got a new Camera, which I’m having some fun with. My shots from San Francisco were taken with it, along with the two shots in this post (The papal cross in the Phoenix Park, and our good friend Conall O’Brien).

Conall O'Brien

And yet again in the spirit of change, I went on my first successful geocaching expedition on Saturday, and it was great fun, I’d highly recommend to anyone. As it was my birthday over the weekend, we went to see two great Gigs in Airfield House. The first was Kevin Burke and Ged Foley and the second was Liz Carroll and John Doyle. Both were excellent, it was great to hear some master fiddlers playing and John Doyle’s guitar playing is truly amazing.

And I think the last note of change, is that yesterday, I finally got IP connectivity into the datacentre we’ve been building for the last few months, which means we are now officially in the migration phase. I might even have free time soon!

6 Replies to "Change is Possible"

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esoteric  on May 24, 2006

Same message displayed in Jervis. Always makes me laugh. Its probably a suble ploy to disarm you when you realise how much you have to pay :(

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Ken Guest  on May 24, 2006

well, happy birthday Colm :-)

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Azzurra  on November 5, 2006

Buon luogo, congratulazioni, il mio amico!

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scarpe  on April 12, 2007

Ich besichtige deinen Aufstellungsort wieder bald fur sicheres!

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Plastic Cards  on November 26, 2009

It takes courage to move away from a comfort zone, to venture out into the unknown. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in change there is power.

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Rakesh  on February 12, 2010

It shows optimism is badly required,and people around admire it.

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