Saturday May 30, 2020

Off Message: Nadine O'Regan on the perils of procrastination

Why are we so terribly good at procrastination when we know that just doing the damn thing would be so much easier?

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

3rd November, 2019
Bruce Springsteen had his doubts about Born to Run

Most people will know Halloween as a famously scary time, what with all manner of ghouls waiting to emerge from around every corner, and every poor dog and cat for miles going out of their mind with the noise of fireworks. But for this particular professional, Halloween is best known for a very different kind of bogeyman. Sad as it is to admit it, the thing I find scariest at Halloween is the spectre of...

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