Would You Marry A Sheep Farmer?

Farmers are supposed to be a good catch aren’t they? Salt of the earth, trustworthy, kind, good with animals (hopefully with people too), healthy, fit, community spirited, tanned (well, a farmer’s tan anyway) and in possession of some road frontage – what more would anyone want?! ?I’m often asked where might one find a nice eligible farmer? ?The choices vary between the Young Farmer Macra events, online dating sites such as Muddy Matches and the mart! ?There doesn’t [...]

Friday Book Review: The Priest’s Wife. Plus an interview with author PJ Connolly

The Priest’s Wife to me sounded as though it was going to be about a torturous relationship between a priest and either his mistress or a woman that loved him fiercely but he loved God and Rome more. Set mostly in the 1970s, the opening chapter reveals a young nun having to lick spilled salt and pepper off the dusty floor on her 21st birthday as the Mother Superior seems intent on humiliating her as much as possible.


Maggie Moo – Lots of New Calves

Hi, it is Maggie Moo here again and I got big yellow earrings since the last time you saw me.

Maggie Moo

Coincidentally, it is the year 2014 and my tags have the same number. The reason we have tag numbers is so that we can be identified and traced. If there is ever a problem with a disease (such as Foot and Mouth in England a few years ago), all bovines [...]

Self Publishing Update on ‘Would You Marry A Farmer?’

I’ve been reading Pat Fitzpatrick’s weekly posts about his self publishing journey with his book ‘Keep Away From Those Ferraris’ and it occurred to me that I should do something similar, but on a monthly basis rather than weekly. ?Coincidentally, when I checked the date for my last ‘progress update’ it was a month ago!

It is great that some authors are willing to share their sales figures. In one way, it could be seen as depressing [...]