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Book Review: Can Anybody Help Me? by Sinead Crowley

I bought Sinead Crowley’s first book, a crime thriller, Can Anybody Help Me? on kindle when it first came out. It was on offer for ?1.50 for a short period so I snapped it up. I still prefer reading the physical book but considering it was ?14.99, it seemed like a no brainer to buy it on kindle. Funnily enough though, it then took me a while to get around to reading it but then I flew through it.


Marriage For Irish Farmers Through the Ages

Would You Marry a Farmer?


Farmers haven’t always been seen as a good catch. Farming was often be a very isolated occupation, with the farmer living on an isolated farm, eking out a living and caring for an aged parent, usually a mother. The age difference between husband and wife could be a couple of decades in some cases, partly because the man could be in his 40s or 50s before he could afford to marry. His father might have died or die during the [...]