Tagged: Ireland

Good on ya Ireland! - The first country to allow same sex marriage by popular vote. 0

Where the Hell Have I Been?

I was looking at my last post and noted it was the 8th of February. That’s 3 and a half months ago. The image for that post was completely appropriate with the New Zealand...

UN Security Council Chamber - Not exactly a table but more a long curved desk. 0

A Seat at the Table

The United Nations was formed under charter in 1945 and it’s Security Council took its first session a year later. The United Nations as a whole was formed in response to the inadequacies of...

I'm getting closer to the 30 dwellings mark. 0

Moving Out

Well now, that move wasn’t as easy as I thought. I am now staying at the in-laws’ pad. And while this is a great place rest up while the kids finish their school year,...

Dandelion Coffee is not for the faint of heart. 0

Get it Down Your Nek

Once a upon a time there was a man from Christchurch who performed a kegstand for 43 seconds and died shortly afterwards. I know it starts like a fairy tale but it is in...

Karate Kid (1984) - They had a bone to pick with Johnny. 2

Happy Celtic New Year!!!

I used to think Halloween was an American holiday. And who could blame me.  If movies and television were to be believed in my youth, then it was a festivity taken very seriously in...

Back to School 0

Back to School

Today marks the beginning of ‘Back to School’ for everyone in my house. Hazel’s first day as a ‘senior infant’ started today without a hitch and on Monday, Zoe goes back to Montessori. Who...

Wax On / Wax Off 2

Wax On / Wax Off

Much alike my Russian Winter blog entry from last year I again find myself confronted with a huge list of tasks to complete before I can sink my teeth into my next writing project....

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...

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...