DYK the giant Pacific octopus is the largest octopus in the world? The biggest on record had an arm span of 30 feet and weighed over 600 pounds! Four of these brainy beauties live at the Aquarium, but they’re a more modest five to six feet across.
Today’s the centenary of the Easter Rising. It’s a pretty big deal in Irish history but like a lot of things like this, it’s often used as a political football and I wanted to make something that was more about the mismatched scale of the belligerents involved than to focus on the heavily edited biographies of the people involved in the rebellion.