Saturday 28 February 2015

Thoughts from Hollywood

Posted by blogarchitect on 29/07/09

TweetI’ve moved on from Connemara – to Hollywood: In Hollywood I long to be, no, not the place across the sea, But in County Wicklow, Ireland’s lovely garden, Where no pretenders will you find, but decent people warm and kind, And flocks of friendly sheep into the bargain. This is from the song Changing your [...]

Connemara and Europe

Posted by blogarchitect on 28/07/09

TweetThe tourists here in Connemara this week are mainly French and German. Many French people have a very specific knowledge of the region and I suppose most French people have heard of the place from the song “Les Lacs de Connemara” sung by Michel Sardou. The fact that President de Gaulle loved Connemara was no [...]

The Lisbon Treaty in Connemara

Posted by blogarchitect on 24/07/09

TweetI’m in Connemara in the West of Ireland on holidays this week but there is no getting away from the Lisbon Treaty. Irish people are naturally inquisitive and want to know where you come from – this out of interest and not paranoia, by the way. When I say I am from Co Wicklow, they [...]