While standing outside a shop chatting to a friend the other day who was out for a spin on his rather large motorbike, a lady passing by was heard to remark to her companion " I don't know how they go round on those yolks, sure aren't they fierce dangerous altogether " to which he … Continue reading Carpe Diem
Turtle hitching a ride on a Jellyfish!
The wild one!
My mother & father went on their honeymoon across the Swiss Alps on this contraption from the west of Ireland , not a sign of a helmet or any other protection.....Rebels!!
So here we are!
So here we are! Over the last two years, my sister Susan and I, along with her husband Vitya have created a series of stories around a bunch of characters based in the lakes and mountains of the North West of Ireland. The stories are interesting in that they are not only in text form … Continue reading So here we are!
The grand tour
Things I probably shouldn’t have done….but did anyway! Pt. 1
You know that feeling when you embark on something that you know is probably going to go horribly wrong but off you go anyway, teeth gritted. This is just such an event. When I was ten and in the Cubs (jnr. scouts for the uninitiated) some likely lad bet me his collection of marbles that I … Continue reading Things I probably shouldn’t have done….but did anyway! Pt. 1
The man with the paddle says…Hup!
I remember as a young fella being transported (with car even) to Cherbourg airport in one of these Bristol Wayfarers that Aer Lingus had. I think it it held four cars and rattled a lot. The thrill of it all!