It’s never too late to learn.

101 2This time last year I wrote a blog about preparing the kids to go back to school. The new pencils, the paper, rubbers, school bag etc. Over the years I have myself been a serial re-attendee. Not just at full time education but also at night classes. There is always more I would like to learn. So over the years I have engaged in a variety of courses: some full time, some part time, some evening classes. It’s been my experience that attending a new course no matter what its duration, can be rewarding, enjoyable, even liberating. Continue reading

Our Heritage: yours for the taking.

logoWhether you are a local or a tourist visiting our country over the next couple of weeks, you will be spoilt for choice for things to do. You see, we are really and truly into what I call “Culture Season”. This week we have National Heritage Week, co-ordinated by The Heritage Council. This will be followed by Culture Night in September and Open House which runs for 3 days in October organised by the Irish Architecture Foundation. Continue reading