Balkan Tour

  For most Western Europeans and North Americans, the Balkans is not likely to be on their shortlist for a family holiday. What an amazing world they are missing! One of the amazing things about travel is just how little you notice if you visit a place once. “The human brain receives 14m bits of … More Balkan Tour

A contribution will be made to Diageo on Friday in lieu of sending personal christmas gifts …..

From the author (“the wishor”) to you (hereinafter called “the wishee”), Please accept without obligation, implied or implicit, the wishor’s best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, politically correct, low stress, non-addictive, gender neutral, celebration of the winter holiday; practiced within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of your choice, or secular … More A contribution will be made to Diageo on Friday in lieu of sending personal christmas gifts …..

Pride!

This bunch of 9 & 10 year olds represented their village, Carrigtwohill, in the Sean Twomey Tournament last Saturday. My wife put it perfectly at the end of the tournament – ” this is exactly what I wanted my sons to experience” What they experienced was: A sense of place, something different from a sense … More Pride!

Lee Scratch Perry

One of the most extraordinary characters to emerge from the Jamaican music scene. Well worth investing time to discover the wealth this eccentric and in many ways self destructive creative powerhouse. He really is the “upsetter” of the scene – a breaker and an innovator. Perry-pedia Official Site Attempt at a discography – it is impossible! … More Lee Scratch Perry