This Funny Irish Life
Welcome to This Funny Irish Life: a personal, monthly blog about well, my life! If you’ve been a regular reader for the past few years, you’ll know that I’ve been blogging regularly over on Blogger.
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Latest from the Blog
IT’S LIFE, if not quite as we know it. But real life, in all its absurdity and wonderful messiness is happening again. People are reclaiming the streets. We’re shopping and eating out at pavement cafés and drinking copious amounts of caffeine. Here in Ireland we had a mini heatwave and for a whole week inContinue reading “Love, Weddings and Café Culture.”
photo by Maarten Van den Heuvel. THERE\’S a man up in Donegal, he might be a retired postman, who predicts the weather. Not just the day to day stuff like the rest of us. A bit more long term than that. For example, he predicted the \’big snow\’ of 20I0, when heavy falls brought theContinue reading “OUTDOOR LIVING IN THE COUNTRY OF SUNNY SPELLS AND SCATTERED SHOWERS”
WE\’VE reached yet another stage of Lifting The Restrictions here in Ireland. As Vaccines roll out, as the numbers in our hospitals decline, what we hilariously refer to as non-essential retail has finally reopened. It\’s considered non-essential, because it\’s basically clothes shops. During our \’essential retail only\’ part of Covid Lockdown, our food shopsContinue reading “THE ANTIDOTE TO LOCKDOWN: ROLL OUT THE RETAIL THERAPY.”
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