Knit Local with These Islands

I'm delighted to tell you about a project I've been working on for the last year that finally launches this week! These Islands is a book focused on ethically-reared sheep, locally-milled wool, and fair-trade knitting wool. For a while I wondered if we are so focused on local and fair-trade ingredients for our foods, what... Continue Reading →


Reviewing my adventures on TripAdvisor landed me in The Times today,

The Times ran an article today written by Daisy Greenwell (if you haven't read her articles, you'll like them since she writes about food fairly often and in a cultural and lifestyle sense) hat discusses online reviewers and their approaches, roles, and perspectives on the process and websites themselves. Throughout this post are screenshots of portions... Continue Reading →

Cork Food Forum 2011: Event Wrap-up

Last evening, Cork County & City Enterprise Boards hosted the Cork Food Forum Networking 2011 at Rochestown Park Hotel. With free entry and easy online registration, this event was well-attended by food producers, retailers, restauranteurs, and a wide range of industry experts from County Cork and beyond. Such events have been held on a regular basis in recent years, providing... Continue Reading →

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