Saint Brigid’s Day-A promise of Spring

Early February is a time of celebration, Candlemas, St Brigid’s Day, Imbolc call it what you will – it is all about hoping for success in the farming season – purification and wishing for a fertile year ahead. This is the time of the feast of torches. It is one of the four key festivals…

The Benefits Of Diatomaceous Earth For Pets

Diatomaceous Earth is a dirt cheap way to control external and internal parasites in your pet. It’s a non-toxic, safe substance made up from crushed fossils of freshwater organisms and marine life. Crushed to a fine powder and observed through a microscope, the particles resemble bits of broken glass. Diatomacous Earth is deadly to any insect…

Covid Christmas

Remember when we thought this would all be over by Christmas? Oh, how naive we were!

Charlie’s Poem

Charlie Chaplin at age 26, photographed 100 years ago. Below is a poem he read on his 70th birthday,