Category Archives: West Cork

This month’s excuse for no astrological posts….

I have been busy making hats, lots and lots of hats! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Eve-Apple/516663715046422 Also have writer’s block as I have been fixated on writing about Uranus’ move into Aries, which keeps digressing to a sad essay on my father and his … Continue reading

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Sunday Rugby

We don’t have a television. There is a tiny bit of deep hidden political meaning in this non-ownership. It means that we have a lot of freedom in how we view entertainment, but on the other hand, we are also … Continue reading

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A Reflection on Funerals

 We have had a month of deaths. Special people who made the world different and  people who matter to my dear friends are gone. Mortality is on my mind.  I’ve gone to funerals before now. I’ve felt that awful sense … Continue reading

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Fermenting in the Spring Equinox

After a nice long hibernation from the world, blogging and life, I am renewed and determined to post more regularly. So…today I will be sharing my latest craze – home fermentation. Along the sideboard in the kitchen are various pots … Continue reading

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The Grinding of the Teeth

I went to the dentist recently. A molar that turned into an emergency root canal right after baby no. 1, with the birth of baby no. 4,  broke in half. Four kids and only destroyed one tooth… The point being is that the … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Liz Green says about Capricorns ‘ But to most goats, life is a serious business, because it has to be mastered if you want to survive’ ( Astrology for Lovers). I do take life seriously, so seriously that I have … Continue reading

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…..possible career?

I just finished a Haiku workshop in the Schull Library Amongst the wonderful lively exchanges, a eight year old boy asked me; ” Is this your job? Do you travel all over the world and show kids how to do … Continue reading

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Summer of the Sheep

A lot has happened since my last entry on this blog. Being the Goat that I am, I nearly packed it all in blogwise. My initial thinking ran: ‘ you haven’t made a weekly entry, much less an entry per … Continue reading

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How to get a good pinch

How to get a good pinch in six easy steps: 1. Have a goose 2. Have her nesting behind a large square rabbit hutch squished into the corner of the house, where you have to get on your hands and … Continue reading

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Moving a zoo…

I came home late Saturday night after spending two weeks caring for my father at his home. It was an awkward two weeks. Instead of it simply being about providing care and continuity for my dad, an Alzheimer’s sufferer, it … Continue reading

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