New Year’s Eve in Lisdoonvarna

Everybody knows it’s usually not good to speak too soon. But sometimes we are so positive about something, that we forget about it. Luckily, life is always ready to send us a reminder. This note from life came to me on New Year’s Eve, after I had spent all day repeating how great 2017 had…

Every Irish sings

This is a little story about music. This is a little story about Irish people and music. I was in a small beautiful town here in Ireland, Ballina, at the Salmon Festival last summer, and at the end of a cheerful day I ended up in the beer garden of a pub with a bunch…

Just a Carnival party

On every Valentine’s Day people keep repeating: “Everyday should be Valentine’s Day”, and again on Woman’s Day: “Everyday should be Woman’s Day”. But on Carnival nobody says we should be a bit mad all year round. Maybe I’m the only one to think that way, and probably it’s for this reason I tend to forget this day exists.