Latest comments


Lough Corrib
frankbeswick, Thank you for practical information, pretty pictures and product lines. In particular, I appreciate the beautiful photos -- my favorite is the last one! -- that big brother's little sister let you use to illustrate your riveting ...
DerdriuMarriner, 7 days ago
Lough Corrib
Yes the Burke name is close ancestry. Dad's great grandma was Mary Burke from Gort in County Galway.
Veronica, 7 days ago
Lough Corrib
Ashford was originally a Burke castle. We have Burkes in our ancestry,do we not?
frankbeswick, 7 days ago
Lough Corrib
The O Flaherties were a violent lot. They divide into Western and Eastern branches,who in Tudor times fought each other in a brutal clan war. One of their most disreputable chiefs,Taig O Flaherty, was a notorious robber baron.
frankbeswick, 7 days ago
Lough Corrib
I visited a ruined O'Flahertie Castle , Aughnanure Castle on Lough Corrib shoreline. It reputedly had a chair in the banqueting hall which the chief could operate by a lever and send anyone he did not like shooting down to drown in the lough.
Veronica, 8 days ago
Lough Corrib
Occasionally eels produce a sterile offspring that grows quite large.
frankbeswick, 8 days ago
Lough Corrib
Frank, A fabulous piece beautifully researched and presented . Well done. .... and i still think that " eel" was a Lough Corrib Monster !
Veronica, 8 days ago
Pilgrimage: the Road to the Scottish Isles: a review
I think that Donegal would be glad of any income that filming brings, but it was never Viking territory. The Norse settled in Wicklow, so Wicklow is realistic for a film about them. The scenery of Donegal is very different from the scenery of ...
frankbeswick, 8 days ago
Dating pictures through fashion part 2 . 1910 - 1940s
The tunic was like an over big , long T shirt
Veronica, 8 days ago
A fashion walk through time Pt 1
Did anyone spot my Big Bro above ?
Veronica, 8 days ago
A fashion walk through time Pt 1
DERDRIU, Good morning, 6 40 here in uk. I am delighted that you enjoyed this. These clothes would not have been clean as we know it. There were no washing machines etc also they were the clothes of the wealthy. The poor would not have had ...
Veronica, 8 days ago
Tea Tourism in India: Say Cheers
Hot coffee is very popular and is most often consumed in the Southern States of India. Chilled or Iced coffee is not very popular. Certain barns like BRU and Nescafe (Nestle) are very popular among coffee drinkers in India. A number of coffee ...
pateluday, 8 days ago
Dating pictures through fashion part 2 . 1910 - 1940s
Veronica, Thank you for practical information, pretty pictures and product lines. It's interesting that somewhat counterproductive styles were so popular during the 1910a. The hobble skirt meant having to walk in a slow, uncomfortable way. The ...
DerdriuMarriner, 8 days ago
A fashion walk through time Pt 1
Veronica, Thank you for product lines, pretty pictures and practical information. In particular, I appreciate your sharing your fashion cards with us. The cards are such an excellent back-up, confirmation, elaboration, reinforcement of what you ...
DerdriuMarriner, 8 days ago
DOES JEALOUSY ROB YOU OF GOD’S GRACE?
Thank you, Derdriu, for sharing my article and your thoughts. No, I did not know about the reason for the dot, though I have seen it. Very interesting! I have seen first hand what jealousy can accomplish if allowed to be fed. It can destroy ...
SidewalkPhilosopher, 8 days ago

123456 ... 5037
Loading ...
Error!