51 today!

It’s my birthday today! 51 although I feel like I’m 21. I’ve had a wonderful day and got some lovely pressies. Lucy and Laurence got me a voucher for afternoon tea in Cawley’s, Tubbercurry at Christmas so we used today. You will be hungry reading this. It was a wonderful afternoon! Teresa from Cawley’s is […]

A treat for Thursday

Firstly it was a happy day because it was bin day. Seriously I get quite excited about the bin being emptied especially when I forgot to leave it out over Christmas and it’s a month since it’s been emptied! After the excitement of the bins I headed to Manorhamilton to a Vintage Tea and Storytelling […]

An excellent day at Edergole

You’ll have to excuse this post if it’s a bit disjointed as I’m in a food coma as I write it. Lucy and me went on an Introduction to Vegan Cooking Course today at The Edergole Kitchen in Dromahair, Co. Leitrim. Lucy is a vegetarian and has been for a few years, I eat mostly […]

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 […]

Dracula Day in Sligo

You might be surprised to know that there is a Sligo Dracula connection!  Bram Stoker’s mother was born in Sligo town and told a young Bram all about the cholera epidemic which killed so many Sligo people. It’s said that the Dracula novel was inspired by these tales. Yesterday saw the first Sligo Dracula Convention take […]

SWIBN Summer Evening

Years ago I was asked if I’d be interested in joining SWIBN – my reply was I can’t swib…I’m such a smart arse sometimes and not in good way. Anyway I wasn’t sure I was a SWIB, for those who don’t know it stands for the Sligo Women in Business Network, but now I have […]