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A Shrouded World - Whistlers : A Jack Walker & Michael Talbot Adventure

This is a collaboration between Mark Tufo and John O’Brien.

As you know I’ve been a big fan of Mark Tufo books for a while, especially the Zombie Fallout series, so when I saw this I thought I’d better give it a read. 378 more words

Quirky

How Sheryl Crow Performing On 'Letterman' Was Blamed For An Author's Suicide

Sheryl Crow had a successful career before anyone knew of her. She wrote commercial jingles (including one for McDonald’s), toured with Michael Jackson on his Bad World Tour from 1987-1989, and sang on the… 753 more words

MUSIC

Sean O'Mahony's All-Ireland hopes are ended

The Sean O’Mahony’s hopes of All-Ireland glory were ended by St Croan’s of Roscommon yesterday after their comeback at Kingspan Breffni Park in Cavan fell just short on a 0-14 to 2-7 scoreline. 344 more words

Sport

Prison Sentences Delayed For Convicted Mass. Probation Officials

BOSTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Probation Commissioner John O’Brien and a former deputy convicted in a corruption case can delay their prison sentences during their appeals, a federal appeals court has decided. 226 more words

News

Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions and How They Came to Be


By Charlotte Jones (Author) and John O’Brien (illustrator)

Synopsis: Popsicles, potato chips, Silly Putty, Velcro, and many other familiar things have fascinating stories behind them. In fact, dozens of products and everyday items had surprisingly haphazard beginnings.  86 more words

Kids

Sydney hostage planned daring escape

WATCH: 82-year-old John O’Brien recounts his ordeal inside the cafe and how he escaped.

SYDNEY, Australia – The siege at the Sydney cafe had been going on for more than five hours and 82-year-old John O’Brien had become convinced the gunman was insane and they would likely all end up dead. 1,088 more words

World

To classical music abuse survivors - please do let me or the Home Office know of your wishes for the inquiry

I will be attending the meeting about the Independent Panel Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse at the Home Office on Monday December 8th, to accompany a survivor from a music school. 457 more words

Abuse