Carol singing: You can still raise a few bob if there are only two of you and it’s lashing rain. Well, we did!

Well it’s going to be a different Christmas isn’t it? Looks like I won’t get to do one of my favourite Christmassy things which is to stand on Grafton Street on Christmas Eve looking as smug as I can as last minute shoppers, panic all over their faces, rush from shop to shop looking for … Continue reading Carol singing: You can still raise a few bob if there are only two of you and it’s lashing rain. Well, we did!

Christmas could be difficult for some. But let’s take the expert advice and be safe if not happy

It’s beginning to look a lot like some people who should know better are going to come home for Christmas. I know. It’s not as catchy as the Christmas song. And it’s not a happy thought is it? I see more and more people talking about defying the advice being given by NPHET, Dr Holohan … Continue reading Christmas could be difficult for some. But let’s take the expert advice and be safe if not happy

Get ready. You have 144,000 minutes and then it’s here – ho, ho, ho!

The news hasn’t been great recently has it? Today, we’re told about the plan for the next six to nine months when it comes to Covid-19. And it’s looking grim. OK, we’ve had a few sunny days, but the weather has been pretty dreadful hasn’t it? And I’m sorry to have to bring some news … Continue reading Get ready. You have 144,000 minutes and then it’s here – ho, ho, ho!

Disaster as I have to postpone one of my favourite occasions of the year

Today, I am trying desperately to cope with a major disappointment. There is something I do every year at this time which, sadly, I cannot do this year. For once, it’s not down to my health.  It is, I think, yet another victim of Covid-19. Oh yes, I know there are those who will cheer … Continue reading Disaster as I have to postpone one of my favourite occasions of the year