Prehistoric Powerscourt

An oul’ dinosaur in Powerscourt… no, not me, but terra dactyls and Tyrannosaurus Rexes. I’m in Powerscourt Estate in Enniskerry in my own adopted county of Wicklow where it has been hosting our prehistoric predecessors. The movie men and women have been here to shoot a secret Jurassic World short film. Hollywood director Colin Trevorrow […]

Holidos and don’ts – bathrooms

An ill-chosen bathroom can spoil what I’ll grudgingly call Paradise… as can the lazy use of the word ‘Paradise’. I used to ban my writers from employing the word at my last newspaper although that didn’t stop some contributors. I mean unless they had actually been to Adam and Eve’s gaff then who’s to say […]

More whiskey a go-go

It was 12noon, the mother-in-law had been here for a full day and a half so nobody could blame me for hitting the whiskey. Thankfully I’ve got a brand new distillery down the road in one of my favourite spots here in Co. Wicklow, Powercourt Estate. I’d heard all about what they were planning when […]