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… Continue reading Kylemore Abbey and getting lost
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… Continue reading Following the sun
Halloween, which actually originated in Ireland (more about that later in another blog), also coincides with the mid-term break here in Ireland so I've decided to blog about some things of interest happening in Sligo. Firstly and not just not for Halloween. Go on a drive of the Sligo section of the Wild Atlantic Way.… Continue reading Halloween Happenings in Sligo
I love this time of year. October in Sligo is usually a magical month, with the misty mornings, sunny days and falling leaves there's nothing quite like it. Unfortunately it's not just the leaves falling! I took Jono swimming today - he does his physio in the pool and afterwards we go to the Jacuzzi.… Continue reading It’s not just the leaves falling!
Hello October! I like this month, misty mornings, dewy cobwebs and some much-needed sunshine....well so far anyway. I was enjoying a lovely walk with the boys (dogs) this morning when we crossed over one of the wooden bridges down by the River Walk in Coolaney and I went flying! Wet leaves on a wooden bridge… Continue reading Falling for Autumn
A very lazy blog post and some even lazier photos. This morning was a lovely misty morning so before I had to be anywhere I got a few pics of the boats on the Garavogue River in Sligo. I couldn't be bothered getting the camera out, even though it was with me - I told… Continue reading Sailing into Autumn