Well used and loved Lego may break and get squashed but the non-broken bits can be washed and dried and used again by a new generation.
I should walk my son to school more often. It’s only 1.2km away, 12 minutes to get back home and I feel refreshed after that walk. It’s been such a mild winter I have no excuse!
Derek Mooney of “Mooney Goes Wild” on Radio 1 has a robin cam pointing at a nest in his utility room. It’s the usual webcam quality but it’s good enough that we were able to see the mother robin arrive and feed her chicks. See the Mooneycam for links to […]
The weather reading on my desktop computer says -3C, that’s the temperature at the local airport I presume. It’s very cold out, but the sun is out and at least there’s no wind. I took Oscar for a walk, I’m all wrapped up against the cold with a thick warm […]
The happy and sad story of Goofy, a dog rescued from Greece, who took over Belinda Harley’s life. If you enjoyed story of Goofy’s rescue, look for the book, “Marley and Me”. It’s a lovely story, and you’d need to have a hard heart not to shed a tear by […]
What would you do if your neighbour was burning rubbish in their fireplace and the smoke and ash from it was being blown into your house? That’s what I want to know in today’s post on inphotos.org I really want to know what you would do. If it’s happened to […]
Life Before Death A series of powerful images, taken before and after the death of each subject. The images are striking, but what I found most moving and upseting were the stories that accompanied them. Some had accepted their fate while others rallied against it. “Death is nothing,” says Maria. […]
If you live in Australia you may remember a news story about a young man who slipped and fell from a waterfall at Mount Glorious, west of Brisbane several weeks ago. The injured man was very badly hurt but his friend stayed with him and cared for him until help […]
Do a search for Census 1901 Ireland and you’ll find lots of sites offering lists and information from the census that year. However for a personal insight into the Census, Grannymar has an interesting post. It was a completely different world. “The good old days” indeed! Column 4 – Education. […]
Gerry, you’re at peace now.