A set of questions and answers for any book lover to think about. A nice way to spend a day when Storm Ophelia looms over the country.
A trip to an Ulster tourist attraction that makes you think about history and the present.
Teachers lose their voices. This is their occupational hazard!
Our weekend away to a stylish Irish castle. Like a Beatle!
In this moment... Everyone is asleep. Except me. It is midday. Saturday. Chaos is not reigning. Outside rain pounds the pavement. Hailstones appear. The dogs are indoors. Asleep. Both babies dream. A poorly husband, rarely ill, gone upstairs to nap, is fast asleep. He will be cross I didn't wake him. It is rare he … Continue reading A Moment
Today I want to discuss history. Patriotism. Terror. Poetry. Reality. Destruction. Rebellion. 100 years has passed since the Easter Rising in Dublin. It started April 24th so officially we aren't at the 100 year marker yet, but it was Easter so it feels correct to remember it on this bank holiday. At the time, many of … Continue reading Easter 1916
It is time to extol the pleasures of being a Mam of two under two. They won't be this small and sweet for ever. I will look back and long for these days. They may be long, tiring and at times very stressful but they are always, always worth it. I started this blog with … Continue reading The Joys of Two Under Two!