Mondrian does the washing up

Piet Mondrian was a Dutch painter who was born in 1872 in Amersfoort in the Netherlands. He started his working life teaching in a primary school although all the while he was painting and drawing. he became famous for his very recognizable style which is imitated and to be found in the most unlikely places… […]


Changing times

Site-seeing round Dublin, the past is always there, lurking behind the modern. The traditional is side by side with innovation,  the Irish and the import… I couldn’t help but smile at the juxtaposition of Peadar Kearney’s Pub beside the Korean restaurant. In case you are wondering who Peadar Keanrey was, Peadar Ó Cearnaígh was an Irish […]


The bishop and his cell phone

I am not sure if he actually is a bishop, or a saint, but we passed him as we were on an open-top bus tour of Dublin. He just looked as if he had a cell phone in his hand. We whizzed past so it isn’t a very good view… but we did have an […]