Thank you all and Darren’s post is lovely. It’s ok. I can breathe again. My cycle is now 27 days – almost a week shaved off it since my 20’s. My body is panicking and firing out those eggs. M … Read more
I’ve a creak in my neck.
I can’t stop eating.
The Ulster Bank put up the Henry Hippo posters and then didn’t have the forms when I went in.The Department of Justice won’t return my call.
The Garda … Read more
Note: turned a post into a column. One small update – I watched the 3rd part last night and it was interesting – the most interesting characters who started coming into the picture were the grandparents! Their experience and wry … Read more
In conversation with his aunt
T (3years old): Mammy was on the radio today.
Aunt: Was she? She’s on the telly sometimes too, isn’t she?
Aunt: And she writes for the newspaper too, doesn’t she?
Aunt: … Read more
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In one generation an obsession has arisen over spring lamb – supposedly a “traditional” Easter dish. Traditional for I don’t know..20 years? In these parts we look down our noses at Spring lambs. If the lambs are big enough to … Read more
has sprung. At last, sitting at the table typing this and looking out a bright sunny field with the first lambs and pairs of robins, instead of grey skies and creepy sheep.
It was M’s birthday last week and I … Read more
If the March weather puts you off tramping up and down O’Connell St, try this instead…
Yes its Lent. I didn’t give up anything but I did put the Trocaire box on the (now compulsory in a modern Irish kitchen) … Read more
I am home from my travels.
My most benevolent employers paid for me to fly business class home. I was *extremely* grateful. There are 24 seats in “premier” class on the Air bus. I booked 1k. Up the front, near … Read more