Archives for November 2012

Our Colours, Our Sounds

An origami bird decorating a shop window in Carndonagh

My mummy has just spent the last few weeks voluntarily organising an arts project in Carndonagh called Our Colours, Our Sounds.

The project aimed to promote and celebrate cultural diversity in Carndonagh, whilst creating a colourful, vibrant town centre – by getting local artists to decorate shop windows.
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If the cap fits…

Boy wearing woolly hat

Today Darragh came home wearing a big woolly hat. I normally have to wear a hat when we go out – to keep my head warm. Sometimes they annoy me, but there was something about this one that felt comfortable, so I kept it on.
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Old boy meets young trees (or is it the other way round?)

Baby being carried in woodland

Prehen Wood is a remnant of ancient woodland that once covered much of the county of Derry and, indeed, Ireland.

We headed out to take a look around it on a damp Autumn day. It was difficult to find as it’s hidden amongst housing – come on Woodland Trust, better signs please – but we eventually managed and, dressed in warm clothes, set off to investigate.
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I got the blues

Boy in a Manchester City sleepsuit

My daddy has long been a Manchester City supporter. Most of his life, in fact. Having enjoyed limited success in that time, he was obviously overjoyed to win the Premier League last season and the FA Cup the season before that (check out the link – heads to a video of Roberto Mancini in the last ten minutes or so of the season).
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