Mark Geraghty’s ~ Blog 🖌

Welcome to my ramblings together with some insightful observations, hopefully, referred euphemistically to as a  blog. Whether you’ve stumbled across this site or searched for me, I’m truly grateful for your interest. I hope you will spend a little time reading some of my mental meanderings?

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2020 – A Year to Remember or a Year to Forget …?

Well, who could have anticipated the events of 2020? The world has changed so rapidly, and incomprehensibly, in just ten short months! “The new normal?” Can I even remember the “old normal?” The year began with Lesley and I moving to a new home – Tall Chimneys, Wilmslow, Cheshire. Coinciding with the emergence of a … Continue reading 2020 – A Year to Remember or a Year to Forget …?

Have I Finally Become Comfortably Numb?

“Now I’ve got that feeling once again. I can’t explain, you would not understand? This is not how I am. I have become comfortably numb” I lie here listening, once again, to the formidable, poignant and prescient songs of the superb PINK FLOYD! Their lyrics, like a faceless hijacker, torture me psychologically and semantically! I wonder what has happened … Continue reading Have I Finally Become Comfortably Numb?

Dustin Hoffman – Black & White, Good & Bad, Positive & Negative Ying and Yang.


I have just sat on an airplane, for 50 mins, and listened to Kirsty Wark’s interview with 79-year-old Dustin Hoffman, on her programme Desert Island Discs. Bizarrely, it’s Dustin’s birthday today! What an amazing, unpretentious but damaged man (by his own admission) he is! Yet his honesty and seeming disdain for the successes and achievements … Continue reading Dustin Hoffman – Black & White, Good & Bad, Positive & Negative Ying and Yang.


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