‘Olive it there so’

I wrote about how over marketed olive can get stuffed in The Irish Times a couple of years ago. Oh yesiree, I’m not afraid to take on the big issues. Link to the original article here. According to a tub of Greek olives I bought recently, each one of them had been...

I think therefore, I yarden.

I bought a few packets of seeds during the first lockdown and became a bit of a fanatic. I was posting seeds to friends and family insisting they ‘TRY THIS. IT HELPS MARK THE PASSING OF TIME DURING THIS NIGHTMARE WE’RE LIVING THROUGH’. I wrote about my pandemic...

House and Home Column

Illustration credit: Karen Harte I bought my house two years ago by some minor financial miracle. About six weeks after I got the keys, I decided there was no time like the present (late Autumn) to rip all the plaster off the walls and leave myself with no heat or hot...

2020 Lockdown Diaries

During the first lockdown when we had no idea what we were doing or when things would get back to ‘normal’ I wrote a series of diaries for Image.ie. All the big topics were covered. My flirtation with polishing brass (not a euphemism), my aversion to showering, going...