Sunday Miscellany

Every Sunday morning, RTE 1, the national radio broadcaster here in Ireland, puts out a show called Sunday Miscellany, as they have done since long before I was born and as I hope they will do for many years to come. Sunday mornings mean Sunday Miscellany Its new radio essays and occasional poetry followed by … More Sunday Miscellany

Irish sunlight

It’s been another beautiful day here. Our lunchtime walk came replete with late autumn sunshine (and cows, the dog would like to add!). As we strolled, I thought of one of my favourite poems by Irishman Louis MacNeice: The Sunlight on the Garden The sunlight on the garden Hardens and grows cold, We cannot cage … More Irish sunlight