A weekend of B’s

That's B's as in Ballina, Bayside and Boyle. Lucy was home for the weekend so we took a trip to Ballina just for the craic. Well no actually it was to visit Jack Fenn's Courtyard Cafe at Belleek Castle in Ballina and to have a look around the shops. I really like Jack Fenn, it's... Continue Reading →

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Felt Fantastic

I went to a needle felt workshop today with Alison Hunter - who is an amazingly talented artist. I wasn't sure what to expect and I thought it might involve sewing which would be fine until I explain that I spent most of my time at school skipping that particular class. I'm a different person... Continue Reading →

Start me up

I've a banjaxed car again. I went to take Jono swimming yesterday and it wouldn't start. I thought (hoped) it might just be a dead battery but no such luck. Andy is really handy when it comes to cars and he figured out the starter motor has packed up. He was hoping it just might... Continue Reading →

Armistice Day in Sligo

Today I took part in the Armistice Day Centenary Event in Sligo. This event was a collaboration between historian Simone Hickey and the Blue Raincoat Theatre. 609 people volunteered to walk on behalf of the people from County Sligo who lost their lives in the Great War. I took part because my Granddad was one... Continue Reading →

Thursday Thoughts

A bit of everything this week. Some good and some not so good. I've had the old anxiety chest pains a couple of times after being fine for months so I'm going to have to keep an eye on that. In one way this week has been infuriating. I thought I had a new little... Continue Reading →

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