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Whilst enjoying a quiet cuppa betimes, I was reading The Irish Aesthete’s latest post, The Rest is Silence, when I performed a double take and scrolled back to one of the images and there saw a rather fine in situ Irish … Continue reading

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Picture This CI

I mentioned mahogany wake tables in A Wake back in January this year: At approximately twelve feet long and six feet wide, when open, could the massive wake table below have been commissioned for seeing off one of Ireland’s renowned … Continue reading

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A Wake

It’s time. I lost Virginia on the 29th of December 2014. I seek neither condolences nor sympathy. I have largely succeeded in keeping my personal life from scrutiny here, however today’s post, though keenly personal on one level, involves a … Continue reading

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Future Proofing My Exploits

Since moving to the Antipodes I have been frequently astounded by the number of European tree species growing here and the proliferation of them. Ash, oaks, elms, walnuts (I include black walnut which was also grown in Britain for furniture), drupaceous … Continue reading

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