After 27 years of writing, Charlie has called it a day for Double Vision. The column has been part of my life in one way or another since 2003, and since 2018 I had once again been contributing a weekly cartoon for Charlie’s blog version of the column. “After 27 years (and breaks for emigration … Read more Double Vision The End
Griffin’s Bakery on Shop St, Galway, which was opened in 1876, has unfortunately closed, and yet another cultural and business synapse of this city has been extinguished. The cartoon above depicts the front window of Griffins Bakery in what has become the regular fate of high street, family-run businesses in Irish cities. Charlie wrote about … Read more Charlie Adley’s Double Vision – BEREFT AND BROWN BREADLESS IN THE HEART OF THE CITY!
Panic attack cartoon from Charlie’s column. As someone who used to regularly suffer from panic attacks (and still has the odd one) I really identified with this one. “Two days ago, mentally and emotionally ready and eager to go to London, I zipped up my suitcase. Two hours later my entire body started to shake, … Read more Charlie Adley’s Double Vision – What Comes After Mental and Physical Health?
Cartoon featuring one of Charlie’s literary inventions, Freebase Kevin, delivering a folder full of memories and writing to him for a recent column over at Double Vision: “They say a writer should never throw any work away, but I’ve been scribbling my whole life, so ancient stuff gets whittled down, with a little ending up … Read more Charlie Adley’s Double Vision – Can You Name My Mystery Village?
Betting cartoon from Charlie’s Galway Races column a few weeks ago: “A fiver on the nose, which to me then felt like betting €25 to win today. A decidedly decent bet, which looked prettier when the nap proved the tipster’s inside knowledge.” Click on over for the rest of Charlie’s betting tips! Let me tell … Read more Charlie Adley’s Double Vision – RACE WEEK: THE TRIPLE DISTILLED SPIRIT OF IRELAND!