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Christmas Season

When I was growing up in Ireland the eighth of December was traditionally the day when the Christmas season began.  On the religious side, for Roman Catholics,  it marks the feast of the Immaculate Conception. This day was commemorated with a day off school, attending mass and, if we were lucky enough, a trip to… Continue reading Christmas Season

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Challenging Ourselves

I spent the first couple of days this week in the car driving  a similar distance that I used do quite readily on my daily commute.     I have noticed especially in the past couple of years that driving does not suit me anymore as my arm and shoulder get very sore.    The… Continue reading Challenging Ourselves