Taba’s Stories

About her travels, golf, art, life in Ireland and cows

Raw Beauty & The Flaggy Shore

Raw Beauty & The Flaggy Shore

The Raw Beauty of Clahane It is good to be able to make it to Ireland during the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. Normally, I would already be in Ireland by the end of May. But what is normal anymore?...

Daisy Month on Askernish

Daisy Month on Askernish

Sugar white beaches and turquoise waters We were hoping to get to Askernish Golf Club by 2 PM today (June 25th) but it all depended on the ferry crossing from Harris to North Uist (Uibhist). Then we...

Gift of Time

Gift of Time

Recommended by the Winner I came across a fascinating book — The Obstacle is the Way — by Ryan Holiday, in the most unlikely way. Like millions of golfers around the globe, I had been watching The...

The Unicorn Tree

The Unicorn Tree

Morning stroll on the golf course Just when you least expect it, magic happens. I have walked this course twice before while in Spain at Santa Maria Golf Club, but I didn’t notice something out of...

A Symphony of Golf

A Symphony of Golf

"Golf architects are the Rembrandts and Beethovens of their domains."   "The game of golf has often been compared with music. In this essay, GHS member Taba Dale, who loves...

Meeting the Great Irish Elk

Meeting the Great Irish Elk

Extinct Irish Elk Turning Heads   Motorists driving by make ridiculously dangerous U-turns to come back and stare at this magnificent beast. Bicyclists risk near collisions as they stop dead in...