Ireland, Travel, Wood

Gales Storm Diana Hits Wexford, Ireland this Wednesday. I have a favor to ask, please.

Hi guys Hi everyone or anyone as the case may be.  I haven’t posted for a month now…trouble with internet…Ireland IS still having big issues with broadband in rural areas.  While I am lucky to be close to a tower; lots of people in rural Ireland are not, and they have absolutely no INTERNET…  Unfortunately, I am also having… Read More Gales Storm Diana Hits Wexford, Ireland this Wednesday. I have a favor to ask, please.

An American in Wexford, Gardens, HOME N GARDEN, Ireland, Travel

What do you call a flock of European Goldfinch????

Well, the Irish Autumn has arrived; chasing the beautiful Indian Summer down the laneway.  So sorry to see her go.  Autumn is a mixed bag here.  She brings beautiful and rich colors and an infrequent golden sunlight but she also heralds the horrors of gale force winds, horizontal rain, and eventually hurls you into winter. I… Read More What do you call a flock of European Goldfinch????

An American in Wexford, Ireland, Travel, Tutorials and Information

MADE IT BACK TO IRELAND BUT WITH A FEW HITCHES

We are back in Oylegate Lodge.  Still a bit jetlagged but I wanted to catch you up.  So to start off with the big hitch….I left my package of medications I need for hypertension and thyroid at John’s Daughter’s house in Philly.  When I unpacked the day we got back, I didn’t see it.  It will take… Read More MADE IT BACK TO IRELAND BUT WITH A FEW HITCHES

An American in Wexford, Ireland, Ireland, IRELAND SITES AND SOUNDS, Places of Interest, Travel

SCULPTURE IN IRELAND- ROADWAYS

Ireland calls itself the land of saints and scholars.  Many categories come under scholars, including artists and writers.  As I travel looking for gates and doors to photograph, I have also taken a few pix of the roadway sculptures. I recently learned that Ireland has a law that took 1% of the cost of building a… Read More SCULPTURE IN IRELAND- ROADWAYS

Antiques, ART, Decor, Furniture, Ireland, Ireland, Tiles

Craven Dunhill Pottery Fireplace Tile- Antique- Victorian- Art Noveau

We have a collection of Antiques in Ireland.  Periodically we bring some items over to Ohio for the enjoyment of our USA customers.  One unique item is a fireplace tile.  The old cast iron fireplaces of the Victorian home had pretty tiles lining the outside of the insert of the fireplace.    The tiles would match or… Read More Craven Dunhill Pottery Fireplace Tile- Antique- Victorian- Art Noveau

Antiques, Decor, Home, HOME N GARDEN, Tiles, Uncategorized, Vintage clothing, Whimsey

What is an Antique? OUR TILES- TREASURED CERAMICS AT LEAST 100 YEARS OLD

The standard train of thought is that an item must be 100 years old to be called an antique.  Now I know for a fact that most antique stores have items they call antiques that are about 50years old and some even consider items from the 1970s to be old enough to be in an… Read More What is an Antique? OUR TILES- TREASURED CERAMICS AT LEAST 100 YEARS OLD