The Dark Hedges and Beyond

I’ve wanted to go to The Dark Hedges for years – before it was made famous in the Game of Thrones. Last week I finally got there. I woke up at 2.30 am and was ready to set off when Andy decided he’d come with me. He hadn’t yet been to bed! So off we […]

Sligo sheep

Springing Forward

The clocks went forward last night/this morning and as we head into summer I take a look back. I woke up this morning listening to the birds singing and watching the sun streaming through the gaps in the curtains. I am amazed at the change within me over the last couple of months especially. The […]

Mother’s Day and memories

So tomorrow is Mother’s Day in Ireland and the UK. I think it’s a Hallmark Day to be honest but anyway that’s beside the point. Not only is it Mother’s Day this weekend but it was also my dad’s 10th anniversary yesterday. You are probably wondering where I’m going with this but I went to […]

It feels like Spring

Today feels like Spring and I don’t know about you but for me it’s been a long time coming. For once today it wasn’t lashing rain or cold and windy. As I was driving along I noticed the flooded fields, in fact swans have moved in! I noticed the colours of the sky, grey in […]

There’s always hope

I read something on Social Media earlier this week and it wound me up. It was along the lines of hope is for losers and trying is passive. I know I shouldn’t pay much heed to things online but I thought back over the last couple of years in my own life. It was hope […]

A weekly roundup

Well it’s been a whirlwind of a couple of weeks. I was going to do a little video but the bags under me eyes would frighten you so I won’t subject you to it. The new job started and I love it! So happy days there. Lucy was down for the weekend, we went along […]