At the moment, my life revolves around the new book I’m writing. I have a copy of the editorial schedule taped on the wall in front of my computer — when the next draft is due for submission to the publisher, when the next round of edits will make their way back to me. Back and forth, on repeat for the next seven months.
Have you heard of gratitude journals? It’s a diary where you write down everything that you’re grateful for in an attempt to focus your attention on the good things in your life, writes
According to the Lonely Planet’s latest Ireland edition, “everything good about Ireland can be found in County Cork”. Truth or just wishful thinking? We sent, an American living in deepest West Cork, out to play tourist for a day and give his verdict.
It’s a time of year for nice surprises and Margaret O’Driscoll of the Neonatal Unit at Cork University Maternity Hospital was on the receiving end when she was rewarded for her work, not least for her efforts with a premature baby boy.
You’re set back just a bit from the best of the views to be had over Inchydoney Beach (often rated as one of Ireland’s most popular) at this seaside home up for sale, but while it just lacks beach and ocean views, the upside is a bit more tranquillity, and one of the larger sites to be had in the West Cork coastal setting, an hour from city and airport.