Tuesday, 5th January 2021. I’m continuing today with more of #myjanuaryinspiration, as I get the seed-buster ready for blast off. I’ve nicknamed it Paddy’s Proppy.
Category: Six on Saturday
I’ve achieved so much already this year! Delighted to have nailed another bucket item. Yes, I’ve used “over at off” in a meaningful sentence. I’d been overthinking it for far too long; then it just happened.
I wish you a Merry Christmas and all the very best for the year ahead. May your spuds sprout early and your snails drown in beer.
The optimal time for reflection is between the second and third glass. After that typing becomes as blurred as the thought.
Wintergreen is dioecious, meaning that the male reproductive organs are on one plant, and female on another. I get that, yet it is not normally the way of doing things in the plant world. It has too many vowels for my liking.
Our very first November Christmas tree is up, yet it feels like the longest year since it came down back in early January.
We had a wonderful summer together, the bachelor and I. At a socially acceptable distance, of course! Apparently, some like the unusual scent.
Bird nests are overpriced, similar to Irish house prices, and there are several almost-worn-out boots within striking distance.
Thursday, 12th November 2020. It has been a dry week, with the exception of one torrential downpour that passed our way on Tuesday night. The
“He who dares not grasp the thorn, should never crave the rose.”
~ Anne Brontë
The Manic Fairy was all riled up yesterday and he said he was going to cause trouble.
What riled him?
You bought that Fairy Door in New Ross last week, and you just moved it to Abbeyside without asking.
You can’t be just moving fairy doors wherever you want.
ALERT: This article is an edited version of today’s earlier one (Halloween), with added thoughts, some of which you may find distressing.
Tuesday, 27th October 2020. Having to negotiate the ups and downs of my mind is regularly problematic. Now that my website is living as two
With my writing, I can still play inside an enchanted castle or live inside an old fort. I can run from ghosts or ride dolphins any day of the week.
10th October 2020. Today is World Mental Health Day. I received a notification on my phone during the week reminding me of a short piece
Thursday, 8th October 2020 Until I retired in 2013 I had lost interest in my garden. The love of gardening that was there 30 years
Tuesday, 6th October 2020 The patio pots brightened my heart all summer. I loved making almost weekly changes, adding pots here and there and moving
Monty Don has described Mount Usher as one of his favourite gardens anywhere. I am quoted as having said that it is staggeringly beautiful.
Thursday, 1st October 2020. It’s October already. Seize the moment, my friends. Yesterday I figured out that because of all the seed packets I ordered,
Manchester United 1 Crystal Palace 2. It took us thirty years to beat them at Old Trafford last year, and then we go and repeat the feat again. Repeat defeat!