The Blog is 14!

Can you believe the blog is now fourteen years old! On a dark day in 2009 the blog was born. It was started as an online diary then people started reading it so what went from a few readers turned into hundreds of thousands of visits and views. The blog has seen and blogged about... Continue Reading →

A Look Back at 2021

Don't worry, I won't mention the dreaded words or numbers. This is just a look back on some highlights of the blog and some personal highlights - there have been a few - especially in the latter months. 2021 started with me getting hooked on Netflix. I used to love reading before I fell asleep... Continue Reading →

Easter Weekend 2021

So far in this strange lockdown world Easter has been all about food, naturally. Now that Achonry Farmers Market is back on Saturday mornings usually means a visit there and onwards to From the Ground Up 2020 in Tubbercurry. I enjoy going to both, there's always something delicious to buy - and not always cakes,... Continue Reading →

Riverside Memories

I was walking down by the Garavogue River in Sligo town recently (from the bank to my car in case anyone gives out that I wasn't on essential business). It got me thinking about my memories connected to the river. I remembered the wonderful fireworks at the finale of the Fleadh Cheoil. That event took... Continue Reading →

Two Years Ago

Two years ago I was in a very different place. My confidence was at an all time zero and I didn't believe I could really do anything. I saw an event taking place at the IT Sligo, it was called Blooming Queens and it was an invent to inspire women. I signed up and I... Continue Reading →

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