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Back to waiting

If you are a regular reader of the blog you’ll know about my son Jono. He has scoliosis and kyphosis and had a spinal fusion surgery in 2009 when he was 16. 327 more words


Project "PBM"

Welcome and thank you!

Firstly I’d like to thank everyone who’s checked out my little games on Itch.io – they are truly humble (and coincidentally a bit awful) pieces of software. 679 more words


Pancakes and Polyps

Today was a stressful day. Jono had to go to the day clinic in Sligo University Hospital for an endoscopy test.

As always Jono was cool, calm and collected. 228 more words

Talking to Joe

Yesterday I was on RTE Radio 1 talking to Joe Duffy on Liveline about the Versatis patches. I wanted to tell Jono’s story and how he is suffering due to these patches being removed as a treatment for chronic pain by the HSE. 408 more words


Prescription Problems

My blood is boiling this afternoon listening to Joe Duffy and Liveline on RTE Radio 1. It was all about the plight of poor people in chronic pain who can now longer get the Versatis patches from the HSE. 484 more words


My Second Game: Space Cadet!

Space Cadet! is now on Itch.io

Space Cadet! (a Galaga clone) is the second little game I’ve made. It sees the player assuming the role of a brave space fighter, destined to do glorious battle against increasingly tough waves of enemies. 213 more words


My First Game: Block Breaker 2000

Block Breaker 2000 is now on Itch.io

Today feels pretty fantastic because I’ve now gotten my other two, smaller games, up online on Itch.io! They’re not masterpieces, but they’re games – and I’m proud of them for that! 404 more words