Eoin Butler: writer, journalist and Mayoman of the Year

Tripping Along The Ledge

aishling hotel

Published: Evening Herald, December 2008


Parkgate Street, Dublin 8

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Someone once told me that the longer the pause a person leaves after telling you they need to ask a favour, the bigger the favour they’re likely to ask. A short pause signifies a small favour, such as “Can you pass me that newspaper?”

A longer pause signifies a bigger favour. “Can you lend me this month’s rent?” perhaps, or “I’m going to need that last parachute.” Read the rest of this entry »