lá fhéile pádraig {st patrick’s day}

‘Sloping Fields’, painting of the patchwork fields of Ireland, by the mysterious Irish artist ‘Eolaí gan Fhéile’ … found here

… likewise, this artist has also authored a witty wee story called ‘A Kansas City Phone Call to an Irish Mother’, from the book ‘A Pint and a Hair Cut: True Irish Stories’ {all royalties in aid of Concern’s Haiti Fund} …

{perhaps we’re now due a few more such books in aid of the latest catastrophes} …

shop news: a hottie for haiti


10% of profits from this new red vintage Scottish blanket ‘hottie’ cover {hot water bottle cover} will be donated to the Red Cross {Canadian mission} to assist with urgent action in relief efforts in response to the devastating earthquake in Haiti.