Bewley’s Cafe and Tea Rooms in Grafton St. as well as a number of other locations is closing down. It’s a shame. It’s another tradition gone on a main street that is now full of foreign chain stores.
I’ve started using a Wiki to keep track of all those little bits of information and addresses you pick up on the web. A wiki is basically a very simple, very open content system that makes it very very easy to make changes, add new pages and link to them.
Smart Telecom won’t send me a list of their tariffs. They say the list is too big to send by email. I have now made a complaint under Comreg 04/86, a regulation which requires telephone companies to publish accurate, comprehensive tariff information. – UPDATED with pricelists for Smart Telecom and Tele2
Mass media, especially television, used to bring people together and give them a common experience. Not anymore, according to a report on Tuesday on RTE. A Dutch Muslim explained how a large proportion of Muslim homes now had access to channels like Al Jazeera, which give them a completely different perspective on Middle East conflicts from their neighbours.