October 31, 2016

It's that time of year again, gruesome faces carved in pumpkins, trick or treaters knocking on the door, little people on sugar rushes and lots of plastic tat in the shops.  Welcome to modern day Halloween.  The modern version's not really for me, but the roots of the...

August 30, 2016

"The time has come," the Walrus said,

"To talk of many things:

Of shoes and ships and sealing wax

Of cabbages and kings

And why the sea is boiling hot

And whether pigs have wings."

A verse from the Walrus and the Carpenter - Lewis Carroll

Don't worry, I'm not going to cover a...

August 8, 2016

This picture popped up on my facebook timeline today.   It was taken a year ago on Holy Island.

It's a small island, situated off the Western shore of Lough Derg in southern Ireland.  Tumble down lichen covered walls, lush green grass, rambling roses and ancient c...

July 31, 2016

Making and selling jewellery is fun and creative, but it’s also a business. Like any business, it needs to be promoted.  So I joined a business group in order to get some hints, tips and ideas. 

There's one question which keeps coming up and I've been struggling w...

June 28, 2016

Starting a blog....where does one begin?!

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely, "and go on till you come to the end: then stop" - Lewis Carol, Alice in Wonderland.

Very sensible advice, so I thought I'd start by introducing myself and try to give you a s...

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