Country Under Wave – An Irish Story

No day in this realm is without its beauty. But it takes a special kind of spirit to appreciate these grey, sunless days of our nascent Spring. “The hungry gap”, it used to be called as winter stocks were depleted and the land  gave little or nothing  amidst the coldest, bleakest months of the year.Continue reading “Country Under Wave – An Irish Story”

My Snow-In

Ireland rarely gets snow. I’ve never been snowed in before. The snow arrived quickly and magically on Tuesday night. I had been to the shops already and had enough food and coal to last me a few days. It was, paradoxically, a dramatic and exciting time as we submitted to more simple lives amidst theContinue reading “My Snow-In”