Some links for today.
You need to be Irish to appreciate this piece on the planning process in Ireland. Or maybe you don’t, who knows what planning is like in distant lands?
You know the way professions seem to run in families, lawyers beget lawyers, doctors beget doctors etc. Well, this would seem to have reached epidemic proportions in Irish politics.
And finally, some disappointing news about family dinners from the parentonomics man:
There are studies showing that family dinnertime is a good thing. Dinner is where the meaningful conversations take place. From this, I take it that continual pleading to sit still or eat your vegetables or don’t wipe your dirty face on your shirt doesn’t cut it. Read more.