July 25: Limerick connects, whatever the weather
A great meal often imposes its own burden of guilt, as in, “I wonder what the poor people are doing tonight?” Last Friday morning, July 17, I inhaled the great buffet breakfast at the Strand Hotel in Limerick. For such a breakfast of eggs, black and white pudding, sausages, fruit, the delicious brown bread and the best of coffee, I must put the guilt in my back pocket and forget about it for a while. “Guilt,” I tell myself, “is only the salt and pepper on pleasure.” And leave it at that.

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