It's my birthday today, of course with Covid it's not the same but I had a nice day anyway. Due to restrictions I couldn't see anyone including Lucy and Laurence, so that was a real shame. Andy and Jono made sure I had a nice day anyway and I treated myself to these two treat... Continue Reading →
If you live in Ireland you have probably heard of Queen Maeve, in Celtic mythology she was known as the Warrior Queen of Connacht. She's buried in Sligo - in a cairn on the top of Knocknarea Mountain near Strandhill. What you may not know about Queen Maeve is how she died. I find this... Continue Reading →
The weather has been too awful to be out and about taking photos so I decided to try something different (yes I know I have too much time on my hands). So above we have 'Cheeses of Nazareth'. My idea of an edible nativity. A couple of years ago I made this: Which was all... Continue Reading →
On Saturday morning Jono and I went to the Sligo Farmers Market. It's on every week from 9-12 at the IT Sligo. There are all kinds of lovely things to buy including plants, herbs, meat, fish, cakes, breads, cheeses, flowers and even bric-a-brac. I really loved the Leitrim Flowers stall. All their flowers are grown... Continue Reading →
Cheese platter, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. The Irish government have decided to give 'needy' people cheese. That's really going to help people that can't pay their bills.
Sligo Farmers Market, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. Today I took Jono to Hazelwood forest for a little walk around. We fed the ducks and swans, my finger got 'savaged' by a swan who mistook it for a crumpet! < Then we went to the Sligo Farmers Market. It's held in the car park of the... Continue Reading →