emigrant · Parenting

A Luxury Lodge Stay at The Kenmare Bay Hotel

The wedding is over but normality has not resumed. I mean that in the best possible way.  We are lucky to have been treated to our own little honeymoon in County Kerry, Ireland, as guests of The Kenmare Bay Hotel.  After the busy time we’ve had so far this year – the lice, the hen… Continue reading A Luxury Lodge Stay at The Kenmare Bay Hotel

Allgemein · emigrant

Memories, featuring Butlers’ Chocolates

Back in my college days I worked in Magill’s deli in Dublin. Around Christmas it was always alive with people, some just popping in for the smell. “Oh if you could bottle this!” they’d say, raising their nose and taking a deep breath of the spicey, smokey smell that hangs in the air. The mood… Continue reading Memories, featuring Butlers’ Chocolates

emigrant · Parenting

5 Cheap & Cheerful Days Out In Ireland

Following last year’s summer holiday at home in Ireland, I wrote a list of the 11 best days out we’d had. This year we revisited some of those places and visited a few more. I didn’t get round to posting this before the mid-term breaks, but these places aren’t going anywehre. They still be around… Continue reading 5 Cheap & Cheerful Days Out In Ireland