Author Archives: Sarah

The Lotto

I used to be a dedicated player. A Quick Pick for each draw. Sure you had to try right? Other people win, so why can’t I? But I lost heart.

On a whim getting fuel the other day I asked … Read more

Will no one think of the crows?

I seem to be pre-occupied with what takes place outside my kitchen window.┬áIt is the stuff of my days. Not that the politics doesn’t matter, but it’s distant and there is little to add, beyond that I hope Dear … Read more

No More Mr. Nice Guy

Like half of Ireland we optimistically put down an Indian sandstone patio, porous as swiss cheese and so now covered with black spots, which have turned out to be lichen. When I went in search of help, an unhelpful man … Read more

Rural life and death

I suppose I’ll start with the small things.

The rabbits are out of control. When we drive in the gates, they’re grazing on the lawn like sheep. Meanwhile the sheep are on the lane, grazing on the ditches. Someone said, … Read more


I’m thinking of starting again.

I’ve had a look at some old posts. The favourites are still favourites. I expect I’ve changed my mind on many issues.

Some things have changed, but mostly not. I’m still at the end of … Read more


Oh dear, Pete’s comment stung….I decided during the summer to wind down the blog. It got kinda stressful managing it and to be honest, even right now I should be outside playing with my son.

In relation to the whole … Read more

Eh, shouldn’t he have told us sooner?

From the IT today

“THERE IS no requirement for broadcasters to ensure equal airtime for both sides of a referendum debate, the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland has said.

Speaking at the Joint Committee on the Constitution, Michael O’Keeffe, chief executive … Read more

Quoted in the Sunday Business Post

Quite funny. My mother calls to tell me I am quoted in the Sunday Business Post.

“Oh Fuckit, how many ways are there to say it, Fianna Fail are just useless”

Who knew people actually remembered old posts? :) I had … Read more