A Kayaking Adventure

This weekend was the Taste of Adventure weekend organised by Adventure Sligo. It was the chance to try one of the many adventures we have here in Sligo from horse-riding to hiking, surfing to sailing and everything in between. I chose to go out on a kayak trip of Lough Gill with Sligo Kayak Tours. […]

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48 hours in Edinburgh

If you are looking for a city break with something of interest for all ages I’d really recommend Edinburgh. I’ve wanted to visit for a long time, for me it’s a place that ticks every box; cats, tunnels, ghosts, lights and food! I’m just back from there so I’ll tell you all about what I […]

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Milltown Woods, Lurganboy, Leitrim

The River Bonet runs through these woods and it’s just so peaceful walking around there, listening to the water rushing and the birds singing. There are several walkways, some uphill where you see bluebells and some fairly flat so suitable for all levels of fitness. In among the bluebells I saw a white one, it’s […]

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Happy days

It’s ages since I’ve written a health update so here we go. I’m happy to tell you that I’m a year off my antidepressant medication and I feel great. I had no problem with being on the tablets (although I felt I was put on them way too quickly) but I found they made me […]

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O’Rourke’s Table, Leitrim

I was looking for bluebells this week and I saw a post on a friend’s Facebook page of a beautiful stairway surrounded by bluebells. I had to go and see this place for myself. It was the walk to O’Rourke’s Table. Google maps took me to the wrong place, so after ending up halfway up […]

Tiptoe through the Bluebells

I love Spring, the awakening of new growth, the longer days, the light making the leaves look luminous.   This year there seems to be an abundance of bluebells. I’m blessed to work quite near the most beautiful forest in Roscommon. It’s been such a pleasure to stop there and just wander for a while. […]