Author Archives: Carmen W. (Mirjam Fels)

About Carmen W. (Mirjam Fels)

I'm a help meet, homemaker, mom, and writer, born and raised in Germany, now living in the Sunny South East of Ireland. Over at www.carmeninireland.com I’m writing about Life in Ireland, at www.thechristianhomemaker.com for and about Christian women who want to know more about homemaking in light of God’s Word. Using my pen name, Mirjam Fels, I'm blogging about the Christian life, home education and writing at https://mirjamfels.wordpress.com

Perfect Timing for NCT, Car Insurance and Tax

Last year we went too early to get the NCT done. It wouldn’t have been due until the end of April but we thought we could schedule an appointment and get it over with. Later on we’ve found out that … Continue reading

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NCT 2019

Our car is older than ten years so its NCT (National Car Test) must be renewed each year. Renewal of test for cars that are 4 to 10 years old is every two years and a new car doesn’t need … Continue reading

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Issues With Broadband In Ireland

In 2012, the Minister for Communications revealed the plan for broadband in Ireland. You can read an article about this in The Irish Times. Now, seven years later and in a more rural area, we are happy to be online at … Continue reading

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It Is More Fun

Remember my last post in December? It’s the one in which I mentioned my friend Andrea and her birthday on the 22nd. Guess what? On the following Saturday I picked her up at Dublin airport. She stayed with us for … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Before addressing this post to all of you, I want to say… … to a special person in my life who is not only a(nother) faithful reader of my blogs but also a very close friend. 🎉🎂🎈 Happy Birthday, Andrea! … Continue reading

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Full Irish Breakfast

Do you know what you will get if you had just ordered a Full Irish Breakfast? No? You think so? Yes? Depending on the location and/or the tradition/s of the individual (restaurant owner’s) family, the ingredients can vary quite a … Continue reading

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What Would You Miss the Most

If you are already living in Ireland, my question to you is: What do you miss most? What are some of the things you’d wish you could enjoy in Ireland, too? I miss the Feldwege (farm lanes) a lot. We … Continue reading

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