The turning point – Three years ago

A memory came back on Facebook today and I was instantly transported back to that moment in time. It was the day I went for seaweed bath in Strandhill, with a voucher that the Havin’aLaugh charity sent me. I’d written in depth about my battle with depression, and Ruth, one of my blog readers suggested […]

The Knocknashee Walk

Knocknashee (the hill of the fairies) is very close to where I live and I’ve wanted to walk up in for a long time. I’m delighted that there is now an official walk up there and I went up a couple of weeks ago. Weather wise it wasn’t the best day but if you are […]

BCRFM August Bank Holiday Show

If you missed my Bank Holiday show on BCRFM you can listen back below. There’s an hour of summery songs and lots of chat. You can hear The Kinks, The Cure and more. BCRFM August Bank Holiday Show

The Red Bank Restaurant, Carrick on Shannon

I’m always looking for special restaurants and this one is certainly special. The Red Bank Restaurant is in Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim, and I was hoping to visit when they first opened in March, but of course Covid happened. So God love them they’d only been open for two weeks and they had to […]

Curtain Call

There’s something very special about the theatre. From an audience point of view there’s the buzz of the foyer when you enter, the laughter and chatter of the crowd, anticipation of the show they are about to see. You take your seats, the lights go down, the audience goes silent and the curtain rises. For […]

Leitrim Experiences You Need To Try

I’m always looking for new things to recommend to my blog readers and here are a couple I’ve discovered. I love Leitrim, it’s a beautiful county that doesn’t get the recognition it deserves in my opinion. I recently heard about Barista on the Blueway, it’s a cute little caravan located on the banks, they do […]