The guitar practice continues. I have a short list of songs I like to play which improve my fingerpicking fluency. And then there's a shorter list of songs with very specific fingerpicking patterns that I'm learning to play both because...Read More
Regular readers of this blog (all two of you, Jane and Christine) will know that i consider food blogging as a creative activity and so that's what I did today. Yesterday, the younger lad and I ate a humungous breakfast...Read More
I really want to thank Vicky Sargeant, my assistant in the Irish Board, for redesigning this site. I kind of had an idea about how I'd like it to look and I had a go, but the technology was way...Read More
For any new visitors to this blog, my contributions to my other blog - thebreakfastblog.ie - are part of the creative project. The blog has been quiet since June and this post is shorter than usual but I needed to...Read More
I’ve had an opened-out and sky-blue painted teabag lying around on my desk for ages and I haven’t been sure what to do with it. This evening I had an idea that some birds flying might be interesting. So that’s...Read More
Over the years, we've kept a record of our summer holidays. Sometimes in scrap books, sometimes in photo albums, and there have been a few videos. Some of these items have been quite elaborate and they are lovely to look...Read More
Here's some of the things I did this week. I blogged ... Click on the pic to get to thebreakfastblog.ie I bought some spray satin varnish in a sale in Evans. I was a little concerned that the gouache that...Read More
I'm a bit sleep deprived so this one will be short. I had a most entertaining and enjoyable brunch with my step-mum Jane this morning and blogged about it here. This afternoon, I chopped and shaped. At some stage, this...Read More
I ate one and, as is customary, loved it. The latest edition of the breakfast blog is here.
I was in Derry last week, and stayed in the Bishop's Gate Hotel. I blogged about one of my breakfasts. Read the blog here ...
Yesterday morning, Christine and I breakfasted in Cinnamon in Ranelagh. It was an expensive but unexceptional breakfast. You can read about it here. Today's creative efforts included writing that blog, playing the ukulele and practicing some strokes with the Chinese...Read More
Made it. Ate it. Blogged about it.
Christine and I ate breakfast yesterday in place called Foam in Terenure. I blogged about it here.