Tagged: Culture

Xmas is here!! (not really). 4

Xmas is here!! (not really).

Well yesterday was the first day of Xmas according to my wife. We were supposed to put up the tree but it never quite eventuated. The 28th of November is now our dedicated Xmas...

The Population of Your Novel 2

The Population of Your Novel

My latest writing adventure involves, at most, two major characters and it has me wondering about the way writers populate their novels. I haven’t, as yet, started a work with the entire population of...

Coffee v Tea 10

Coffee v Tea

‘Molly, my sister, and I fell out, And what do you think it was about? She loved coffee and I loved tea, And that was the reason we couldn’t agree.’ That is one of...

Russian Winter 2

Russian Winter

What is the opposite of an Indian Summer? That seems to be what Ireland is experencing at the moment. While I’ll admit that these are temperate climes and the likes of Canada and Russia...

Home is Where Your Pillow is… 2

Home is Where Your Pillow is…

Last year I applied to be an Enumerator for the Irish Census. I had some time free in the evenings and thought it might be good for the CV. So I went down to...

The 25 Hour Day 2

The 25 Hour Day

It seems as if my posts at the moment are reserved for late night entries at not quite weekly intervals. It is not that I want this blog to be a series week weary...