Tag Archives: Ireland

Weekly Photo Challenge: NIGHTTIME

“All changed, changed utterly: A terrible beauty is born.”    This is the sight that greeted us one Saturday evening, returning from the glories of the HD opera broadcast to the warm glow of lamplight and this beautiful serenity of white-drifted … Continue reading

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An Erratic Journal: “Home” in Ireland

Here’s a memory of a once-upon-a-time home (along with a bonus, an unexpected poem) from our Irish correspondent, Berna, over in County Kildare: Well, as for Innisfree, I wouldn’t much go for Yeats’ damp ‘clay and wattles’ cabin. There would … Continue reading

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Wondering —

“you have to be careful, ask yourself questions, as for example whether you still are, and if no when it stopped, and if yes how long it will still go on, anything at all to keep you from losing the … Continue reading

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An Erratic Journal: “Home” in Ireland

Here’s a memory of a once-upon-a-time home (along with a bonus, an unexpected poem) from our Irish correspondent, Berna, over in County Kildare: Well, as for Innisfree, I wouldn’t much go for Yeats’ damp ‘clay and wattles’ cabin. There would … Continue reading

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Home? “I Will Arise and Go Now —“

The Lake Isle of Innisfree I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made: Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee; And live alone … Continue reading

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What Matters Is….

Berna, our correspondent from County Kildare, has put it all together for us in her minimalist poem, What Matters Is….. A place to live A cake to bake A book to read A walk to take — A bit of … Continue reading

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Update on the Lazy Feckers

From our Irish correspondent: The latest news on the said Lazy Feckers is that Fergal came to my door this afternoon to ask me to cease feeding them. This will be no problem for me since they keep me busy and … Continue reading

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An Erratic Journal: From Ireland

This snippet comes from Berna, over in County Kildare (and, for sound effects, a youtube to  follow): The Lazy Feckers Birds in their little nests agree, but not the ones who visit my bird feeder. I haven’t taken the time … Continue reading

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