I love old photos, stories, letters, and anything that offers a glimpse into what life was like for those before us. If you didn't already know, National Library of Ireland has a vast collection of such photographs online! I am including some of Cork in this post. Click on any photo to go to the... Continue Reading →
Two years ago, Monopoly Cork Board Game was launched to much fanfare and excitement – at least in our house. It all started before the game's release, when I was asked if I would contribute a few photos to the board game. Mind you, this was all a few years ago, but with Christmas coming I... Continue Reading →
This weekend, we embraced the odd overcast weather and took to the beach to enjoy Garettstown's coastline. The three of us raced around jellyfish, admired the tidepools, and collected pebbles. Here are some photos from the day. Way too many photos, actually.
I was completely struck speechless when I was included in... The 20 Top Irish Instagram Foodie Accounts You Should Be Following via Lovin Dublin If you are on Instagram, you should pop over and follow me there to see all food, knitting, craftiness, and life in Cork freshly captured by me and shared with you daily. Like these: And... Continue Reading →
We love experiencing live music in a nice intimidate venue. Nothing like feeling the rhythm of the drums in the building and the energy of the crowd. My very first live concert was Steve Goodman and after the show, I sat in his lap while he played the guitar and sang. He was a friend... Continue Reading →
I'm traveling at the moment, so text-rich content isn't happening today, but I wanted to share a few of my favourite photos of the River Lee. My favourite view in every season is by Mardyke Walk overlooking St. Vincent's Bridge. Here are three seasons of views from that location. Winter Spring Summer I love that view... Continue Reading →
Mere months after the 1962 replica of the HMS Bounty visited Cork City, she sank in Hurricane Sandy off the Atlantic coast near North Carolina. Two members of the crew did not survive. It is remarkable anyone did when you see this photo from the U.S. Coast Guard. A very real reminder of the amazing... Continue Reading →
After reading Dianne Jacob's post about food bloggers being pushovers (or not), I want to state clearly that even though I eat at Fenn's Quay and Electric at least once a week, Tweet/blog about my visits there, am friends with Kate (something that happened after I wrote my TripAdvisor review) and know Ernest and Dennis, I do not receive... Continue Reading →