Summer

Summer Planting

It’s the height of summer here in Ireland, the sun is shining, the world cup is on, beer gardens are jam packed and I’ve seen more inappropriate short shorts than I care to remember. I even have a tan (i.e.. I have new freckles that are just merging together to look like a tan). Most …

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Bloom Festival 2014

Break out the pyramid of Ferrero Rocher, I am to be an ambassador. How very Fancy! Well, when I say ambassador, it’s really just a fancy name for a steward. Yep, I’ll be spending my weekend volunteering at Bloom festival, Ireland’s largest annual family event. The festival is held every June bank Holiday weekend in …

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Bounty

It has been a number of months since my last blog post. Summer has been and gone, the weather has changed and my life has changed along with it. It has been the hottest summer here in Ireland for over a decade. The days have been long hot and the nights humid and sleepless. I’ve …

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Midsummer Murderer

I’ve had a pretty busy few weeks and I wouldn’t say that I’ve neglected my plot, but I haven’t been to it nearly as much as I would have liked either. The weather has been pretty odd for June, a mix of horrible rainy days and milder dry days but nothing like the hot, sunny …

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