sepp o’malley

‘nil carborundum illegitimi’

“if you can’t beat ’em with brains …   baffle ’em with bullshit ! ”    


about me

this is me and schorsch in Alzey. A lovely town SW of mainz and frankfurt. I’ve been here for about 12 years now and I love it. I’m just checking out this wordpress stuff and hopefully will be putting a website together. 



The word “Tory” derives from the Middle Irish word tóraidhe; modern Irish tóraí; modern Scottish Gaelic Tòraidh: outlaw, robber or brigand, from the Irish word tóir, meaning “pursuit”, since outlaws were “pursued men”. not robbin hood !

die linke

The Left (German: Die Linke), also commonly referred to as the Left Party (German: Linkspartei), is a democratic socialist and left-wing populist political party in Germany. The party was founded in 2007 as the merger of the Party of Democratic Socialism (PDS) and the Electoral Alternative for Labour and Social Justice


The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, fears the refusal of member states to soften their demands over the size of Britain’s “divorce bill” could lead to a collapse in talks and the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal, minutes of a meeting of the European commission reveal.