John P Brady

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John P Brady
John P Brady - Irish Writer Journalist and Blogger Short stories, fiction and articles on social subjects, travel and a blog about life in Italy.
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  • Back to the Gaff Launch on Bloomsday 2 years ago So the big news this month is I’m doing a proper launch for Back to the Gaff on Bloomsday. Although
  • Milk-Free, Egg-Free, Pancakes - (That taste good!) 2 years ago Happy Pancake Tuesday! Or let’s face it any day you’re considering making pancakes is a good day!   I saw
  • Seafood in Sicily: La Marinata 5 years ago Gamberi Marinati (Marinated Prawns) La Marinata is something truly delicious and surprisingly easy to prepare. By far the most appetising
  • Seafood in Sicily: Octopus 5 years ago   Luca glared at the octopus which lay invitingly located between the shrimps and the calamari. He began eating it
  • Churches in Sicily 6 years ago Il Duomo di Catania – Catania’s Cathedral   The church is at the centre of society and family life in Expat Blog Awards 2012: Italy Honourable Mention Award!

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Website Reviews » There are 18 reviews on John P Brady

Tom Doyle
00:09 AM October 18, 2012

Really like the pictures and the useful info on Sicily. Hopefully I can see some of the places there soon. The writing is good too.

Alan Dunne
10:19 AM October 18, 2012

Really love this blog. They're not just well written and entertaining, they're also useful, as they were a real help when I visited Sicily last month. I will continue to read them in preparation for my next trip to that wonderful place.

James Quirke
23:23 PM October 18, 2012

Trojan tales of Sicilian ways, a drop of Mediterranean to go with your morning coffee !

Anne Cooney
11:01 AM October 21, 2012

I love this blog - it is written from an ex-pat's perspective but with a real local flavour. Insightful, humourous and well written!

16:24 PM October 22, 2012

Much though it pains me to vote for the competition, I can't not: this is a great blog full of descriptive writing and beautifully observed oddities. Now update more often, man!

Tom Smith
21:56 PM October 29, 2012

I just got into blogs last year and have been following this one for a while. I like the mix of information, there's festivals, travel advice and lots of smashing photos. Love it!

Rick Fallon
22:14 PM October 29, 2012

Love his writing, it'll make you laugh sometimes, other times it sucks you in and you are practically in Sicily!

Marcel Ami
23:26 PM October 29, 2012

Lovely pictures and articles! It's my favourite blog at the moment

17:23 PM October 30, 2012

I really love the layout of this blog! Moreover the articles are really interesting and well written

Lucy Davis
18:06 PM October 30, 2012

I really wanna go to Sicily and I've been looking at the gorgeous pics and getting excited about it. Love this blog for the info about Sicily.

14:47 PM November 05, 2012

I follow this blog and, as a Sicilian, I can say that it is really pleasent to read the tales of this Irish man and see his point of view of my land. Very impressive and enjoyable. Good work John!!

Paola Roccella
17:35 PM November 05, 2012

I love John's blog, it portraits in a funny and intelligent way Sicilian atmosphere. John has made a good job providing useful information about this wonderful land, enhancing its qualities and defects objectively. I would give him ten stars if I could! :)

23:04 PM November 05, 2012

John is a very good writer, I always read his's a nice, alternative and colourful view of sicilian landscape, people and situations. I like to see how a foreigner sees Sicily, and John does it in a very good way.

23:20 PM November 05, 2012

Very cool site i learned a few things keep up the great work i will be back

09:56 AM November 06, 2012

Jonh's blog is fantastic, a Pen precise and careful to emphasize, to tell, what with his eyes saw and the feelings that he lived ...

09:19 AM November 08, 2012

It's a really good blog, John has a fresh, distinctive style and tops his posts up with a great sense of humour and beautiful pictures. Love it!

00:43 AM December 14, 2012

A wonderfully indepth perspective due to John P. Brady's lyrical prose which jumps right off the web and into the hearts and minds of us avid travellers who seek pastures new. Keep up the good work!

17:45 PM August 20, 2013

nice work i too have a blog on Italy

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