The Mill, Ballisodare

When we first moved to Sligo there was a lovely old mill in Ballisodare. During the 'celtic tiger' years it was pulled down to make way for 'luxury apartments'. One of the most shocking things I've read this week is a blog about what these apartments are now like. It's well worth a read. There is... Continue Reading →


Hovering, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. This photo was taken in the Summer (yes we did have at least one nice day last year). The weather has been lousy today. Not so much April showers as April gales. Jono had an appointment tomorrow but over the weekend I woke up in the middle of the night... Continue Reading →


Cheerful, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. It's been a good day 🙂 I took mum out shopping this morning and while I was in the chemist I decided to weigh myself. I haven't been on the wii fit for a while....and I didn't like having to weigh myself everyday anyway on it. I'm delighted that I'm... Continue Reading →

Pantomime time

Sleeping Beauty, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. Jono was given tickets for the Sligo pantomime which is performed by the Coolera Dramatic society and takes place in the Hawks Well theatre. This is the 3rd year we have seen the pantomime. This years one was Sleeping Beauty. The actors are very good and there is lots... Continue Reading →

Floods and fog

Floods and fog, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. I took Lucy to Dublin yesterday to see Little Boots in concert. She was brilliant (I'll do a blog about that tomorrow). Jono was meant to be coming as well, but his back is too bad to stand for any length of time. So he stayed with Andy.... Continue Reading →

A special blog

I know I haven't done a blog for a while and I'll catch up soon. This is a blog for a very special little boy and his family. We met them when we were in Dublin for the Daily Mail. C was waiting for heart surgery and because of the cutbacks in Crumlin he was... Continue Reading →

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