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Great New Book – Simple Blogging

Before I started to blog myself I was reading a few blogs and I still am reading most of them on a regular basis. One of these blogs is “Small Notebook, for a simpler home.” I have always enjoyed the warm way in which Rachel Meeks shares her life experiences, stories and struggles as she…

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Making Choices, Setting Priorities

It can be difficult to make choices sometimes. There are times when I really want to do two things and I simply can’t, then it comes down to setting priorities. I need to decide which choice to make based on what is important right now rather than what I would really rather do. Sometimes I…

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And the Winner Is…

The Booby Prize for Packaging Waste goes to O2. We became fed up with the coverage of the Vodafone mobile broadband modem, we had become quite frustrated with the intermittent coverage that we had changed over to O2 and got one of their little modems instead. I have to admit that we are very satisfied…

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Up On The Roof

I know that I have mentioned a few times that we are building a home for ourselves. Usually in Ireland when someone self-builds it either means hiring a contractor to organise the job and supply all the labour or hiring all the builders, carpenters, roofers etc yourself. Well, we don’t usually do things the “normal”…