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Monthly Archives: August 2011
Yes, there is an ice cream named after me. And yes, it was delicious. I got the triple chocolate. Twice. That’s right.
I took a detour along a scenic route between the Mullet peninsula and Ballycastle in County Mayo. There was quite a bit of rain, and suddenly I came upon what I thought were road workers. A truck was backing into … Continue reading
This is peat. Essentially it is plant matter than has been compressed and preserved in a bog over thousands of years. It doesn’t rot because of the high water content of the soil. Farmers cut the peat from a bog … Continue reading
I’ve been listening to the radio a lot while driving, and watching the news on occasion in the evenings. It is clear that the Irish economy is in big trouble. A man I met in a pub told me that … Continue reading
Only one factor determines if a bed and breakfast is exceptional: the quality of its brown bread. One should not be able to lift a slice of brown bread in its entirety; it should crumble. One should have to break … Continue reading