The station

Someone, who shall remain nameless gave me this story today. I am not into all this love lovie types of poems and stories. I hated the book The Secret and find books like the Last Lecture self centred and pointless, they teach me nothing about me. This short musing made me think, life really is […]

The Ploughing Championships begin with the town in a mess!

The Ploughing Championships have returned to Athy for the 2nd year in a row. They cause great excitement for farmers indeed. The traffic is chaotic and all accommodation is booked out. Carlow Town is being dug up at the minute. Everywhere you look, there’s a roadwork, builder scratching his head or a JCB. I hate […]

Tivoli-a brand new day and enjoying Tagliacozzo again!

A day enjoying Tagliacozzo again and a brand new city-TivoliYesterday, we had spent most of the day sitting around Tagliacozzo and sampling various beverages. We found another nice wine bar outside of the Piazza area. It seems to me that the older humans frequent this space and the younger humans socialise inside of the Piazza. […]

Carlow town fights the recession but should the town be fighting the Local Authorities too?

A fine picture of Mr Crotty today in the Irish Independent. (30/8/10)Crotty’s Bakery was and is again a Carlow institution. We’ve lived in Carlow for about 7 years and about a year ago, Crotty’s Bakery reopened in a brand new location on Potato Market. Everyone I had spoken to was nostalgic about it, I was […]

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