Saturday Thoughts

Well it's Nollaig na mBan today, which means Women's Christmas and it seems like Christmas was a million years ago, I really enjoyed the break from 'normality' so in a strange way the car not working was a blessing in disguise. I usually get cabin fever and feel myself turning into Jack Nicholson from The... Continue Reading →

A sweet competition!

I have a competition for my lovely readers to celebrate the blog having over 100,000 page views and to say a huge thank you to you all for visiting. It's also to celebrate the blog getting into the final of the best personal blog in the Blog Awards Ireland even though it didn't win. I... Continue Reading →

Castles and Competitions

It's been an eventful day! I took my mum and Jono to Enniskillen today. For a change we went via Belleek instead of the usual Glencar way. It really was the arse end of beyond though! I got stuck in traffic and ended up on the Belfast Road with nowhere to turn around, I was... Continue Reading →


I entered a photo competition on Facebook run by Canvasworks I was delighted when my photo won 🙂 I got a canvas version of it. It's great because I never print up any of the photo's I take. Below is the original photo. Then today I phoned out that I had won another photo competition... Continue Reading →

Hamper Time :)

Back in November I entered a competition from Look They were asking for photo's from Roscommon. I entered the photo above which is one of the 'Boyle' donkeys. These guys live beside the forest park and as you drive passed they look over the wall 🙂 So I have to stop and say hello. I... Continue Reading →

Red rose in the rain

Red rose in the rain, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. More rotten weather. Although it was lovely this morning and I got to take the dog for a wander in the woods. My aunt and uncle are still on holiday from Spain. They came over for dinner tonight and I made a black forest gateau which... Continue Reading →

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