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The empty streets of Cork

We wandered around Cork today, a surreal experience with so few people on the streets. Tomorrow is Saint Patrick’s Day, which will have no pubs open and all the parades cancelled. People are being optimistic, […]

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Doolin 2019

Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control, we weren’t able to spend the weekend of the Doolin Folk Festival in the trailer tent. This meant that we missed out on being cold, wet and uncomfortable […]

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Doolin Writers’ Weekend 2019

This was my second year of attending the weekend, and I had learnt a couple of important lessons from the initial visit. Firstly, if a workshop looks like it won’t be useful / engaging enough […]

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A hawk flaps its wings…

The latest efforts from the US to move us smoothly into WW3 have disturbing knock-on effects around the world, some very close to the bog in fact. The dystopian world in which we now live, […]

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Bread and avalanches

Ireland’s being going bread-mad – apparently it’s the thing to be worried about running out of in the treacherous weather.  There have been articles devoted to baking your own, memes on the internet, etc. Actually, […]

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August and everything after

Well… September, technically, but that wouldn’t match the title of one of my favourite albums. That break in posting makes my previous efforts at neglect look like mere blips. Quick summary of what’s happened since […]