When we were growing up, way back in the old 5 and 10 pence pocket-money days, Dad would reward us for bringing back sweets with Irish wrappers. Funny, a little when i think back on it, but also extremely logic. The reward was a sort of opposing Law of Diminishing returns except with financial gain.
My logic is really simple. 97% of the gardens I have ever created are in Ireland. I’m therefore reliant upon the Irish persons Irish Púnt and I figured out the rest on my etch-a-sketch and an abacus….. As that amadán of a meerkat might say, Simples.
It wasn’t until I saw this Super Valu infographic that the brain started to click a bit….. in the could I do a little more department and well, it really does kind of get you thinking. Doesn’t it…?
On a mild side note, the greatest [loudest] voice I have seems to be The Sodshow, the garden radio show I do along side gentleman and radio head legend Niall O’Keeffe.
Chatting about it and buoyed by a couple of positives [and a few negatives] we thought we’d do an entire show on the whole Christmas and Irish and shopping as local as possible. And we did.
Funnily enough, The Sodshow Irelands only garden radio show and Irelands Best Podcast for 2012 is sponsored by brothers Garreth and Russell who own an Irish born and bred company called Greensax. Nice guys. Nice story. Irish etc
Back to it…. Take a listen to the show. It’s embedded above. Mull on it over a cuppa and if you have a few thoughts maybe drop me a line. Below pictured is a random picture of a garden I
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The links mentioned in the show can be found here: Sodshow Christmas – Buying Irish
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