feeling old

June 22, 2011By David HornEverything Else

A few years ago I became older than every member of the England cricket team.  At that point, I was already (not surprisingly) older than every member of the England football team. As of today though, I’m older than a Premier League football manager. Chelsea appoint former Porto coach André Villas-Boas It was a close … Read More

Awesome People Hanging Out Together

June 6, 2011By David HornEverything Else, On the interwebs

Ah – my new favourite blog … I love seeing these little snapshots of cool people hanging out – often incongruous, usually fascinating, and always envy-making! awesome people hanging out together. – what a great party that would have been … David Bowie, Iggy Pop and Lou Reed.   – James Brown and Mick Jagger. … Read More

It’s over …

September 13, 2010By David HornEverything Else

Well, it took me 2 hours and 10 minutes – about 10 minutes longer than I’d hoped … but a heady mixture of Lucozade and Lemsip got me round in the end. Thanks to everyone who supported me, it’s much appreciated. If you’d like to see why they called it the North Leitrim GLENS Run, … Read More

My first half marathon …

August 6, 2010By David HornEverything Else

Right – this is it … my first post in a long long time … and it’s to ask for money. I’m running a half marathon next month in aid of the Afghan Connection – a charity building schools and cricket pitches in Afghanistan. I’ve put up a Just Giving page which has more details … Read More

Our minds need to go on a diet … Alain de Botton

June 9, 2010By David HornEverything Else

A lovely short piece from Alain de Botton on how our capacity to concentrate on anything at all has diminished dramatically. One of the more embarrassing and self-indulgent challenges of our time is the task of relearning how to concentrate. The past decade has seen an unparalleled assault on our capacity to fix our minds … Read More