December 7, 2022.Reading time 18 minutes.
And the Marble County is? Kilkenny The nickname comes from the black marble quarried close to Kilkenny city, with which much of the old city was built. A bit of a misnomer alas – the marble is actually carboniferous limestone – but the Carboniferous Limestone County just doesn’t have quite the same appeal does it!! […]
November 18, 2022.Reading time 2 minutes.
A PHOTO CHALLENGE OF PLACES WE SIT…OR MIGHT SIT…OR ART ABOUT SITTING A selection of seating options – some DEFINITELY more comfortable looking than others! – at Castlecomer Discovery Park, County Kilkenny, Ireland *Add a tag “Pull up a seat’. XingfuMama posts every Friday morning….. *Create a post with a photo of places one sits or […]
April 29, 2022.Reading time 1 minute.
I spotted this beauty recently in Woodstock Gardens, Co. Kilkenny….. It overlooks the flower terrace – must be stunning in season…. XingfuMama posts every Friday morning….. *Create a post with a photo of places one sits or might sit, or art about sitting, and maybe a little background or story about the spot or a picture […]
April 19, 2022.Reading time 41 minutes.
So which City -Breaker are you? Are you the night owl – looking to party but justifying it with a bit of ‘culture’ thrown in during the day? Or are you the history and art buff – searching out every single thing there is to be seen – but happy with a bit of distraction […]