Those lazy hazy days of summer..

I’m not a fan of funerals, as things go. But I was at one today that was different from any funeral I’ve ever attended. I won’t say much about it, except to acknowledge that I have never seen quite such a high percentage of the community with a great story to tell about somebody. I’ve … Continue reading

Oh hello there..

How are you? You haven’t seen or heard much of me in the last few months, which is mainly down to the fact I’ve been living with my nose in a mixture of books and pillows, and boy did it pay off for I am finished and graduated- hip hip hooray! Now admittedly I did … Continue reading

In which I recount our Tuesday evening lessons

Tuesday evenings. To some, just a plain old weekday that didn’t stand out at all. To others, Tuesday evening meant going to Peter’s house after school. The ‘others’ mentioned here may or may not include me. Did you go to a Peter’s house after school on a Tuesday too? You may wonder why, why this … Continue reading

The cutest pictures you’re going to see today*

*That may or may not be true. We have, thanks to @darrenbradley, 2 new little kittens on the farm since last week. They’re settling in well and have taken over a few chairs already. They’ve also just melted the hearts of the whole family, and we spend hours sitting down with them and ooohing and … Continue reading

How to sum up the Leaving Cert in one picture

Remember that utter frustration mixed with feelings of ‘When will this END’ and ‘Ugh, who CARES about the modh coinníollach’? I’m assuming yer wan (hired model, naturally) won’t kill me cos you can’t see her properly.