Day four – Role Model(s)

People who I look up to and aspire to be like….or just plain envy!

Joe Keenan & Niall Walsh

Joe Keenan & Niall Walsh

 

These two have brought so much joy to the people of Cavan. They founded the Café Sessions a bi-monthly night of entertainment held in a small café in Cavan town. They have introduced me to some of my favourite artists! I was there when Raglans first played the café, there when The Strypes were warming up for The Hot Sprockets…The Amazing Few serenaded me for my birthday and showered me with trinkets and i was there when The Strypes had their first headline gig and packed the place.  (Which reminds me i must do a blog about The Strypes…..I have meant to for the last year but i just don’t know where to start!!!)

The point is none of that would be possible without the work of Joe and Niall, What would i have to look forward every second Thursday!?

Joe and Niall….musical messiahs….role models

February 1st – White Rabbits

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Ok so I’ve chosen a photo of snowdrops. To me Snowdrops symbolize new beginnings and old memories. Seeing these little white flowers let’s us know winter is over and spring is sprung!

There used to be hundreds of these in my granny’s garden right beside the door and I loved to see them sprouting up beside the purple and yellow crocrus’ (my favorite flowers)

I took this photo on my iPhone at my boyfriends house. He lives on a farm and so there’s lots and lots of pretty scenery to choose from!

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“I’m late! I’m late! For a very important date! No time to say hello, goodbye! I’m late! I’m late! I’m late!”

The title of this blog post comes from Alice in Wonderlands Mr.White Rabbit!

Why rabbits??

Why……

“White Rabbits!! White Rabbits!! its a brand new month!!”

This is a tradition in my family, my granda used to say it to us the first day of every month! We were told that it should be the first words you utter on the first day of a new month, maybe its lucky?

I know there is a saying
“A pinch and a punch for the first of the month”

I don’t know why granda chose rabbits… but i love its randomness, and it’s nicer than pinching or punching someone!

So it’s been a while since I blogged…I’m busy with trying to organize myself for college and moving out of my house in Dublin and various other half assed excuses!! Anyhow since I am otherwise occupied writing wise (dissertation–magazine—lazy) I am committing myself to a photo blog challenge for the month of February!

My little sister Edel who is currently living and teaching in South Korea has come up with an awesome list for photo ideas!!

Check out her blog and follow her travels here:
http://edelmcgovern2.wordpress.com/author/edelmcgovern2/

So here’s the list of photo challenges!! Away we go!!!

1: White Rabbits/White Rabbits

2. Best Friends

3. Food

4. Role Model

5. Favourite Song

6. Embarrassing

7. Jump

8. Here We Go

9. Who Would Have Thought?

10. I Promise

11. The Year Of the Snake

12. I Love You

13. Smile

14. Valentine

15. Fit & Healthy

16. School

17. Summer

18. Old

19. Home

20. I Miss You

21. Dance

22. Believe

23. Freedom

24. Everything’s Going to be Alright

25. 4Months

26. I Look to You

27.Living Young & Wild & Free

28. What Now?

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