Christmas in Cork 2015.
I tricked my wife into going to the Ballymaloe Craft Fair on the pretence that I wanted us to ‘do things as a family’ so that I could spend 30 minutes talking to Kieran from Blackwater Distillery whilst drinking gin and vodka. A great day, as is virtually everything in Ballymaloe. Place be magic, yo.
That gif tells you all you need to know: Whiskey! Craft! Fire! If, however, you need more information, there’s this: It’s always enriching when established brands and emerging talents come together, so have the schedule for the Jameson Black Barrel Craft Market which runs from November 27th – 29th should not be missed. The free three-day […]
The only point in Pixels where my brain actually engaged. It’s an Oban, which I find odd as Brian Cox’s tipple is Lagavulin. The rest of the film is wank, btw.
I was meant to have a vasectomy two kids ago. My wife and I had what is known as ‘the gentleman’s family’ – a boy and a girl – and we were officially done. She went back to work, and while her wage, combined with my salary, wasn’t a king’s ransom, things were going to […]
Dublin isn’t Ireland. Obviously, it is part of the Republic and we all love it very much, but as a representation of what Ireland is, it is far from the definitive article. When you meet people abroad who tell you they’ve been to Ireland because they spent a weekend in Dublin, there is always the urge […]