Bookroom.

book room dream comes true.

‘Home is where the books are.’ Richard Burton. The best books are the ones that you don’t just read. They are the ones that you live through. I find it impossible to part with those books. It’s as if a bit of me is embedded in them. As a result, my Husband has spent two … Continue reading Bookroom.

Murphy’s Crab Apple, Rose Hip and Quince Jelly and, even better, Murphy’s Membrillo.

wild crab apples, rosehips and japonica.

If only I could learn to trust, when September turns rotten, that October will blaze through with golden light. Can you believe all this was foraged from the very hedge which marks the boundary of Cork city and county. The hedge runs through a bit of land known as Murphy’s farm. Not even my extremely … Continue reading Murphy’s Crab Apple, Rose Hip and Quince Jelly and, even better, Murphy’s Membrillo.