Sowing the seeds on the road to God knows where

While in the vast majority of ways it could be said that the vast majority of the most recent Christmas/New Year period passed off peacefully in these quarters, there was the not-so-small matter of the senior bossman here having an … Continue reading Sowing the seeds on the road to God knows where

Selections for Dundalk – Jan. 20th 2021

3.45: ILLUSORY (SHANE FOLEY/MICK HALFORD) 4.15: DANCES WITH STARS (DECLAN MCDONOGH/JOSEPH O’BRIEN) 4.45: MERROIR (SHANE CROSSE/JOSEPH O’BRIEN) 5.15: CREST OF A WAVE – EW – (NIALL MCCULLAGH/CHARLES O’BRIEN) 5.45: KASANSAY – EW – (COLIN KEANE/DERMOT WELD) 6.15: KUDBEGUD (SIOBHAN RUTELEDGE (7)/JOHN MCCONNELL) 6.45: SEVEN WORLDS (CHRIS HAYES/DARREN BUNYAN) 7.15: KEEPTHEBESTSIDEOUT – EW – (DYLAN B. MCMONAGLE (7)/MICK BROWNE) Continue reading Selections for Dundalk – Jan. 20th 2021

Selections for Punchestown – Jan. 18th 2021

1.05: COULTOR (JACK KENNEDY/DERMOT WELD) 1.35: HARDWIRED (AUBREY MCMAHON (7)/TED WALSH) 2.10: LADY BREFFNI (PAUL TOWNEND/WILLIE MULLINS) 2.40: LOW LIE THE FIELDS (RACHAEL BLACKMORE//HENRY DE BROMHEAD) 3.15: FANTASIO DALENE (JACK KENNEDY/GORDON ELLIOTT) 3.45: PICTURES OF HOME (JACK KENNEDY/TED WALSH) 4.15: CUTE CHERRY (JAMIE CODD/GORDON ELLIOTT) Continue reading Selections for Punchestown – Jan. 18th 2021

Two pillars of the Irish staple diet

So much of life is based around routine. It’s made easier by it. Conversely, when one’s expected incarnation of ‘normal’ is knocked out of kilter it can have a wholly debilitating effect on the person involved. Change doesn’t have to be a bad thing but it can take a serious amount of adjusting to. Believe me, there’s been more of it in this seat in the last half decade than would be wished on anybody. It must be admitted that, of course, not all change is a bad thing. Having had porridge for breakfast what felt like every day for … Continue reading Two pillars of the Irish staple diet