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December 2021

The Well Drawing Mother of a Bishop!

“May you be the mother of a bishop!” An Irish “blessing”, depending on the context of the utterer At the well she …

The Years Creep Up

When I was walking the Slieve Blooms a decade back, I was a lot fitter than now – though far from fit!!! – and the hair was black with grey. Time passes, and its now white with black!!!

Every So Often a Book I See

Every so often a book I see That once I had upon my shelf Opposite the fireplace that would never draw Smoking …