Sunday random roundup

I haven’t done a catch up blog post for a while so I thought I’d write one. I’m 12 days into Dry January and all is going well, I have to say I’m not missing alcohol at all so that’s a good sign. I’m also still eating healthily and haven’t had any cake, considering I […]

Salad Edergole Kitchen

New year, new me….again

Ah January, a month of dark days, long nights and general misery. I have decided to add to that misery by doing Dry January. This means no alcohol for the month, I don’t drink much – or I didn’t used to but I am quite partial to vodka so it’s going for the month and […]

Cats, Cavities and Christmas

It was a bit of a panic on the run up to Christmas. Poor Lucy had a filling fall out of her tooth so there was a frantic Monday spent phoning around dentists to see if we could get her seen before Christmas. It wouldn’t have been much fun for her with a toothache and […]

Christmas thoughts

I’m sitting mulling over Christmas. There’s no escaping it. No matter what radio station or TV channel you put on it’s full of jingling bells, bright colours and general hilarity. It’s a lot to live up to. Some people put themselves under enormous pressure to have the perfect day but life really doesn’t turn out […]

Winter Solstice in Sligo

Today was Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year. From here on in the days get longer and hopefully brighter because it’s been a fairly dull winter.I couldn’t sleep last night, well I got about 3 hours of sleep. I was pondering on the all important questions in the middle of the night: Shall […]

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

I was driving along today and Goodbye Yellow Brick Road came on the radio. Isn’t it amazing how a song can take you right back to a moment in time and evoke a memory? This song took me back to the age of 13. I was staying at my friend Julie’s house. We were listening […]