I've had so many views on the blog searching for Halloween information in Sligo. All the Sligo news is now on the new Sligo Hub website including the Halloween events, you can find out what's on here.
Yesterday was an exciting day in Coolaney village when the judges for the IPB Pride of Place Awards came to visit. Coolaney was one of two Sligo places nominated and it was a real community effort. There was the butcher, the bakers and the candlestick makers...OK maybe not the latter but certainly the rest. I've… Continue reading Community Spirit in Coolaney
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… Continue reading Keeping it local
Another week and a new exhibition. This time three of my photos are in the Eye-Conic exhibition in the Teach Ban Art Gallery, opposite Drumcliffe Tea Rooms. Eye-Conic is an exhibition of MSLETB photography students who studied under the expert eye of Peter Wilcock. Most of the students have completed lever 5 or 6, I've… Continue reading Eye-conic the exhibition
Well it's been a bit of an exciting day and you'd think I'd be wrecked but of course I'm wide awake. The morning started off meeting my friend Ann. It's been a while since I saw her so we had a leisurely coffee and catch up and it was just lovely. On the way home… Continue reading Selfies and summer festivals
Quite a few weeks ago I was up at some daft hour due to insomnia and decided to go off walking. It was a beautiful morning, the sun was beginning to rise and I drove to the Isle of Innisfree. From there I walked from Innisfree to Slish Wood and back again. This is part… Continue reading In the shadow of a giant