The Ten Year Challenge

Can you believe the blog is now ten years old! On a dark day in 2009 the blog was born. It was started as an online diary then people started reading it so what went from a few readers turned into hundreds of thousands of visits and views. The blog has seen and blogged about […]

There’s nothing to see in North Mayo

Following on from my Sligo post which has had thousands of views I’ve decided to do one about North Mayo. This stunning part of Ireland has also been omitted from the ‘Fill Your Heart With Ireland’ Global campaign by Tourism Ireland. So here I am to show you that there’s nothing to see in North […]

Kylemore Abbey and getting lost

I was up bright and early today. I’ve had it in my head for a while that I wanted to go to Kylemore Abbey, I’ve never been there so I was intrigued. I also wanted to check out where my Nan was from in Connemara but nothing really ever goes to plan. I left the […]

Lovely Lodz

The blog title doesn’t really make sense when you realise that Łódź is pronounced Woodge but anyway. Me and Lucy are just back from a mini break in Łódź, Poland. Andy showed me a photo some months ago of beautiful buildings lit up and the seed was sown – I’d booked a flight quite soon afterwards. […]

Keeping it local

  This year I’ve made a conscience effort to try to keep my business locally. The calendars, as you know, contain photos all taken in County Sligo. So in taking the photos I’ve had to put petrol in my car and quite often had lunch or coffee where ever I’ve happened to be. All supporting […]

Following the sun

I woke up at 5am yesterday morning and I was wide away so off I headed exploring…although this time I did wait until after 6am because I really don’t like walking in the dark. I was going to head up Knocknarea but to be honest my legs haven’t recovered from the Glencar walk yet so […]