Month: March 2017

St. Mary’s & Adult Learning

So, we have reached the end of our leg of the project. Last Wednesday we had the Multi- Denominational blessing in the Cemetery and reception in St. Vincent’s Hospital to mark the culmination of the Community Education strand of the work in St. Mary’s Burial Ground, Ballintubbert Road, Athy. I call it a strand because… Read more »

Garden Room Extension & Remodel

We are in the process of extending and remodelling a six year old garden room in Co. Kildare. The space is currently deployed as an outside office. The aim is to turn the structure into a small one bedroomed residence. We are reconfiguring the interior, moving exterior doors, adding windows, raising ceilings, insulating, adding a… Read more »


So, what do you know about hyperlocalism? Not much, if anything. Well in that case you are in the same boat as I was in up until last Saturday. Last Saturday night at about quarter past nine when most fully functioning adults are out in pursuit of some form of real world alcohol related cultural… Read more »

Sequoiadendron giganteum

When I lived in America there was a popular SUV on the road, the Toyota Sequoia. At the time, being young and misguided, I didn’t know what a sequoia was, what it meant. I presumed, just from the pronunciation and spelling of the word, that there was some Native American connection. Anyway, long before I… Read more »