The Art Deco

The Art Deco was the old Abbey Cinema in Ballymote, Co. Sligo. It's now been restored and opened as a theatre and cinema. I was lucky enough to be outside the other day taking photos when one of the board members arrived and let me in to take photos. It's a great building, very atmospheric.... Continue Reading →

Eagles Flying, August 2011

Just a quick blog, we have Andy's Dad visiting at the moment. It's his first trip to Ireland and of course no visit to Sligo is complete without a visit to Eagles Flying. Luckily the day stayed dry for us. As always it's a fantastic day out for all the family. The goat below made... Continue Reading →


Andy hasn't been well for the last couple of days so it's been a very quiet house with him laid up in bed. Hopefully he'll be on the mend soon. I had to go to Ballymote this afternoon. Jono loves the second-hand shop there. It's great to have a browse around and you never know... Continue Reading →

Booksmart – a rant

Well I have a rant today. I'm an avid reader of everything and anything. Almost all of my books have only been read once. In the past I have left them into Booksmart in Ballymote, which has been great as I get credit for other books...mind you nine times out of ten I lose my... Continue Reading →

Watch the birdie

It was another lousy day here in Sligo....really will we ever get a summer. We were starting to get cabin fever so I took Jono out for a spin. We went to the Celtic Fringe Festival first but I think we got there too early and there wasn't anything happening. So we came home and... Continue Reading →

Away with the birds

Today was a gorgeous day in Sligo (for a change). I have been promising my mum I would take her to Eagles Flying which is just down the road from us in Ballymote. So today Andy and Jono went to Ballina and I took mum and Lucy to Eagles Flying. The place has changed since... Continue Reading →

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