Culinary adventure of sorts…

Well there I was, settled in front of my computer glancing out at the trees being bent over backwards by the wind, happy in the knowledge that I could have a lazy day. And then it all changed. For in passing, farmer Richie sauntered in and casually came out with ‘you know we have gooseberry … Continue reading

A day at the GAA

A day at the GAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA Or G.A.A as those less farmery pronounce it. But really is the Gaah. Traditionally the typical gah day can go one of two ways. A blaring sun shining down on a pitch packed with supporters, everybody looking nicely burned and sweaty to boot, and the crowd shouting themselves hoarse at … Continue reading

Photo of the day 04

Another of my favourite oldies: I do believe I was attempting to say something to the tune of ‘Ah here, you with the city accent, I’ll show you how that’s done. (Alternatively, ‘Out of the way Boy, I’ll show you how it’s done’) You in the dress, get back from these, this is no place … Continue reading

Photo of the Day 03

This is very possibly my very favourite photo. Ever. It is just fantastic. Well done to Daddy-oh for getting that one, many many a year ago.

A morning in the life

I should be studying right now. Let me fill you in: I am on the train. It is reasonably early. It feels much earlier due to the significant lack of sleep on my part. Nevertheless, I got on the train happily and took out my mound of notes, ready to settle into some productive learnin’ … Continue reading

Ode to Cuteness (and Name suggestions?)

So I was dutifully completing a project for Colaiste when my phone began to ring.  It was farmer Richie, who informed me of 2 additions to the farm. Lambs! 2 lambs! So at a pace approaching the speed of sound, I was up and grabbing the nearest camera and hopping about whilst simultaneously trying to … Continue reading