A day with Fairies & Father Ted

If you ever want to visit Ireland and discover her history, you have to want to believe in fairies. History and magic are so connected, and scepticism is not an option. When I planned a day wandering in lovely lonely fields looking for ring forts and old stones with Mr J, I knew it would…

Seaweed harvest

Some people go to the gym, others take meditation courses, or fill in their mindfulness journals; some people go to aquariums, others travel looking for dream beaches.  I walk the Galway prom, a path of about 3 km, from the Claddagh to Blackrock.   Ci sono persone che vanno in palestra, altre che fanno corsi…

Hey, honey!

Tastes change. For example, as I told you a few posts ago, I used to hate my granny’s crocheted doilies, and I ended up making jewels with lace. Oh well… Another thing that could make me sick just looking at it was honey. My uncle used to have his own bees and was himself who…

Into the woods with the fairies

Looking for a job sucks; jobs interviews are stressful; waiting for responses is draining. Experts say that when we find ourselves in such a bind, having to wait and planning our next move at the same time, the best thing to do is to keep busy by doing something we like and takes our mind…