Young miss Lottie and I (and miss Tilly, too) went to Cavan last weekend and I had the pleasure of meeting a one-day old calf. Lottie was unimpressed as if to say “why spend so much time oo-ing and ah-ing over the small calf when there are a bunch of huge cows right behind it?” But I was a little bit in love.
I’m outing my sister on her new project — a little cottage on the river but still accessible to all the major thoroughfares in the city. I can’t say more as I’m already running the risk that she’ll disown me but more to come! She’s calling it her “urban cottage” which I think is an appropriate name from the photos I’ve seen. She’s pulling together a lot of ideas and here’s one that I think is so fun – largely because I imagine this is where young miss and I will be sleeping when we come for a visit!
Okay, I’m a bit embarrassed that I posted about Bloom’s Hotel’s mural the other day and didn’t even realize that it’s the work of someone I’ve met! (Thanks, Jess, for letting me know!) He’s the cousin-in-law of one of our friends and Jess & Kalle are lucky enough to have one of his original pieces that he made live during the Brownbread Mixtape show. But it’s a great opportunity for me to give him some credit and a proper shout out because his work is way cool. Here’s a bit about him. And here’s some more of his work: