Still Cruising

For the last week now we have been surrounded by water. We live in an enclave of 10 houses built six years ago at the height of the Celtic Tiger on land people refused to venture on because of its tendency to remain under water for much of the time. Mr. Gallagher, our builder, who served his time in the… (more…)

The Maiden Voyage

This to me is a totally new and exciting medium to record my diurnal or bidiurnal thoughts. A diary without boundary, a chronicle without necessarily the need for chronology. I am looking forward to it so much, for its width and its power. After two days of practice I have now to seriously put pen to paper or should I… (more…)

Increased flooding in Boyle

The flood waters from the Boyle River continue to rise. My analogy is that of a bullet with your name on it coming towards you in slow motion, you can prepare yourself but not get out of its way. Another 25mm overnight and about 450mm since last Thursday afternoon when I returned from Manchester. It is possibly up 1.5 metres… (more…)

Floods in Boyle

For the last four days we have been surrounded by water. The Boyle River is at a alltime high.