Colm was dragging a lead into the office. I was in the kitchen, busy but slightly conscious of what he was doing. Tim was looking for a charger. Like every household, there is a constant search on for chargers. Curiosity got the better of me, so I peeped into the office. Colm was reeling out an extension lead and handing it out the window. There was a man in a car outside the window shaded by a shrub. It all looked a bit weird! I asked: “what’s going on?” “Edmond’s computer needs juice!” answered Colm. Edmond Curtin is our Dairygold rep and he was here to conduct a meeting about the account, collect a cheque, and take the orders for supplies for the coming months.

I think it preserves my sanity to go into my safe world of cooking and cleaning