The practice of buying more books than you're ever going to be able to read ... That makes me smile ...
Love it

Recents and laying in waiting

I wrote back in October about a challenge I've set myself…Read more

Playing shop

I'm fulfilling a childhood dream today ....

My friend Belinda runs the local craft shop here in town - Good Craic Gifts.  She's Australian and has added so much to this place - the shop is a total celebration…Read more

Simple Pleasures


I love them! 

This week I've been up in Belfast 3 times and for the first time I've had  a chance to use my new free pass on the train - we don't have a great train service here…Read more

St Brigid's Day

image from RTE programme mentioned below The blessings of Brigid to you today on this first day of Spring - it's Imbolc.   I still haven't got a new Brigid's Cross for this year but hopefully someone today will give me…Read more

A very eventful December - singing with Anuna

I'm determined to get my look back at all the December happenings before January is out, so bear with me.

So after our visit to Dublin the next day my choir had a workshop and a performance scheduled with Anuna…Read more

A very eventful December - meeting the President

Arás an Uachtaráin (literally means Hall of the President) We were very excited back in October to recieve a gilt edged invitation from President Michael D Higgins' office to attend the lighting of the Christmas tree at Aras an Uachtarain…


This story made me so mad - what is wrong with this world.

It was bad enough that they put Extinction Rebellion on a watch list, but Greenpeace!!!
Read the full story from the Guardian here.


Courtmacsherry Storytelling Festival

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Courtmacsherry, Co. Cork, Ireland

Fil and Tom are delighted to be invited back to Courtmacsherry this year for the annual storytelling festival. Venues around the town. Fun and laughs guaranteed.


GroßSchauen Henrietten Kirche

GroßSchauen Henrietten Kirche, 15859 Storkow, Brandenburg


Das Spital, Oederan

Das Spital, Oederan, 09569 Oederan, Germany