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Location Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Introduction A'm a lass boarn an rared in Newton - that's Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland. I'm happily married with a wee baby daughter and we live with our menagerie of dogs and cats in a 200+ year-old cottage, which we've been slowly renovating and refurbishing for years. I come from a musical family, have been learning to play traditonal fiddle for a few years and am a member of a wee group called Keep 'Er Lit. Other interests include the Ulster-Scots language, history, music, culture and identity, creative writing, genealogy and local history
Interests Family, family history, genealogy, tradition, history, Irish history, Scottish history, British history, local history, old buildings, folklife, Ulster-Scots, Scotch-Irish, Scots-Irish, Ulster-Scots culture, Ulster-Scots heritage, Ulster Plantation, Ulster-Scots language, Scots language, Kailyard novels, Folk Poets, Ulster-Scots music, playing the fiddle, fiddle tunes, music, rock music, country music, folk music, traditional music, creative writing, poetry, literature, reading, Ulster, Northern Ireland, County Down, Newtownards, Hilltown, Rathfriland, County Antrim, Belfast, Doagh, County Armagh, Moy, County Londonderry, Limavady, the great outdoors, horse-riding, horses, dogs, Giant Schnauzer, cats, DIY, gardening, wine, real ale, cider, whisky, whiskey, single malt, Scotland, Scottish Highlands, Scottish history, The Picts, Lake District, hill-walking, hiking, trekking, walking, archaeology, photography, New Zealand, William Ferguson Massey, Ebay, shopping, films, movies, westerns, war movies, thrillers, action movies, comedy, stand-up comedy, Ealing comedy, Hitchcock, costume-drama, Language, Minority Language, Regional Language, Dialect
Favorite Movies The Searchers, True Grit, Dances With Wolves, Last Of The Mohicans, Rear Window (original), North By North-West, Some Like It Hot, Unforgiven, It's A Wonderful Life, The Man Who Would Be King, The African Queen, The Shawshank Redemption, Schindler's List, Rob Roy, Kidnapped (Michael Caine), Casablanca, The Italian Job (original), The Lavender Hill Mob, Kind Hearts And Coronets, Whiskey Galore, The Maggie, The 39 Steps (Robert Donat), The Wicker Man (original), Lawrence Of Arabia, Bridge On The River Kwai, The Lady Killers, A Matter Of Life And Death, Zulu, Local Hero, The Dam Busters, Ice Cold In Alex, The Great Escape, The Silence Of The Lambs, Gone With The Wind, Pulp Fiction, The Lord Of The Rings, Chocolat, Westerns, Swashbucklers, Thrillers
Favorite Music Dean Martin, Neil Diamond, Dusty Springfield, The Rolling Stones, The Doors, Guns 'n' Roses, Queen, Whitesnake, Rainbow, Thin Lizzy, Gary Moore, AC/DC, Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Motley Crue, Def Leppard, The Jam, The Who, Bryan Adams, INXS, Johnny Cash, Lynard Skynard, The Dixie Chicks, Sheryl Crowe, Shania Twain, Alanis Morissette, Texas, Alison Moyet, The Pretenders, Simple Minds, Big Country, U2, Ash, Radiohead, The Manic Street Preachers, REM, Oasis, Van Morrison, Snow Patrol, Soft Cell, The Human League, Erasure, Depeche Mode, Horslips, The Corries, Aly Bain, Alastair McDonald, Scottish fiddle, brass band, I've very eclectic tastes!
Favorite Books Favourite authors include, Robert Louis Stevenson, John Buchan, George MacDonald Fraser, Walter Scott, Sam Hanna Bell, P G Wodehouse, Rudyard Kipling, Bernard Cornwell

My question is - Why is there always more month than money?