There’s a new buzzword doing the rounds — ‘busy’. Specifically, the type of busy where you have to tell everyone about it. Because, being in such a state of frenzy is not worth a jot, unless you can share that you are.
I apologise in advance for this column as there is considerable decadence ahead. I was lucky enough to visit Adare Manor for one of their prized wine evenings recently, the good news however is that these evenings are open to anyone for approximately €75 to €85 per person — excellent value given the wines being served.
I LEARNED a lot about pigeons last week thanks to the remarkable belligerence of a sparrow. She took umbrage at a pigeon pecking the pavement near her, a fat, well-groomed pigeon, like most street pigeons here in Ibiza, in the Balearic Islands.
WHEN his weight began to pile up, Eurovision star Paul Harrington did not take it lightly. He noticed he was slowing down and that he could no longer wear his stylish clothes. “For a good two to three years, I was dressing more casually. I was always quite a sharp dresser and I really, really liked that,” he says.