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So good she sent it twice

January 1, 2012



2011: In my experience

December 30, 2011


2011. What to say. It’s been eventful. Internationally a euro-crisis that still continues; the fall of three governments in the Europe; the Arab spring in Tunisia, Egpyt, Libya and its ebb in Syria; Voter fraud in Russia; and the United Kingdom’s apparent isolation within the European Union. Within Ireland, there have been a number of […]

World Aids Day 2011

December 1, 2011


As ever on the 1st December World AIDS Day is marked globally. More locally in Limerick, the Red Ribbon Project will be marking World Aids Day with the launch of “Visions in Solidarity” at the Hunt Museum, Rutland Street, Limerick from 12:30pm. This will be followed by Remembrance Service in St. Mary’s Cathedral at 2:30pm. […]

Lest we Forget: ‘Futility’ W.Owen

November 13, 2011


Move him into the sun – Gently its touch awoke him once, At home, whispering of fields unsown. Always it woke him, even in France, Until this morning and this snow. If anything might rouse him now The kind old sun will know. Think how it wakes the seeds, – Woke, once, the clays of […]

Water under the Bridge: President Mary McAleese

November 10, 2011


When President Mary McAleese took office on the 11th November 1997, she became the Eight-President of the Ireland. I was still in the first couple of weeks of  first year in secondary school in St. Anne’s Community College, Killaloe, Co. Clare.  Bizarrely, some may argue, I do remember that Presidential campaign and its prospective candidates […]

Light from a different sources

October 16, 2011


I always forget just how peaceful candles can be until I light one and enjoy the light they give off. I hope you have light in your life wherever you are tonight. If you don’t borrow this image and enjoy! 🙂

Dark & White Chocolate Truffles

September 26, 2011


So a couple of months back, I made this as dessert for friends.  I was asked then to post the recipe online and well I forgot! So now I have remembered it is down below. I have two versions of this recipe, the original is a White Chocolate Truffle and the modified is a Dark […]