Nils Blommér (1816–1853)Meadow ElvesWikipedia.org[/captioi https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/things-that-go-bump-in-the-night/ It was one night,” he says, “after walking back from Kinvara and down by the wood beyond I felt one coming beside me, and I could feel the horse he was riding on and the way he lifted his legs, but they do not make a sound like the hoofs … Continue reading
https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com If you could be a “fly on the wall” anywhere and at any time in history, where and when would you choose? I would like to watch the creation of the ‘Venus of Laussel’. Also known as “Femme a la corne” this is a female image carved into the limestone entrance of a rockshelter … Continue reading
http://soundquakeradio.wordpress.com/ Tune in to Soundquake in the Square – livestream radio from Gort, Co. Galway today 19th July, 2013 – 11am to 3 pm (GMT).
As a gold medal winner in our local egg and spoon race sometime during the last millennium (aged 6) I feel I have the experience and authority to comment on sports. I think many have lost their shine. Once upon a time the spirit of competition included good sportsmanship, fair play, dignity, nobility, generosity, integrity, … Continue reading
Starting today – The Nail Files. https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ The Nail Files is a history, a user’s guide and an essential resource for children. It was compiled by Matilda McBain under the direction of Eloise Spengler, Chief of Operations of the Nail File Organisation. The Files contain juicy details of things adults did wrong when they were … Continue reading
https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/podcasts/ It’s Tuesday. The second blue sky of the week, first to carry winter’s bite. Grass has that damp wilted look that echoes cold. Its edges are withered. The ivy on the telegraph pole has gone spindly and cobwebs glisten left, right and centre. You’d swear we had a spider invasion but it’s only the … Continue reading
https://widgetworld3.wordpress.com/2013/07/01/the-black-dog/ I have a theory, well, two theories in fact. The first is that each year, at the end of Spring a particular conference is held in every state in Australia. The delegates are flies. These conferences are coordinated with an effort that puts us wingless, two-leggers to shame. At these conferences minutes are read, … Continue reading