Calendars and cows

I put a shout out over on Facebook as to if there'd be any interest in a 2019 calendar of my photos. There was a resounding yes so I'm in the process of taking pre-orders. I usually order them from Northern Ireland due to high costs but I'm delighted to say that this year they... Continue Reading →

North Sligo Agricultural Show

I took Rocket-dog to the North Sligo Agricultural Show today so he could take part in the Sligo Animal Rescue fun dog show.  The weather stayed dry and the place was packed (even though it was €10 to get into the field....which I think is really expensive).  I'm sure it's to cover Jimmy Buckley playing... Continue Reading →

Exploring with the Wild Westies

I had a lovely morning tagging along with Michael, Leo and the Wild West Irish tour group.  We went exploring parts of Sligo I'd never seen before, it was really interesting. As we arrived at our first location one of the locals came to welcome us! I was delighted, it's not often I've seen a... Continue Reading →

Sunday on the Shannon

Just a very quick blog for today. It's a day off the A to Z challenge. Today we headed to Carrick-on-Shannon to go to the car boot sale and have a look around. It stayed mostly dry while we were there which was nice. We didn't get much, there are too many traders at the... Continue Reading →

Woodville Farm

Another day, another farm. This time it was Woodville Farm in Sligo as part of 'Wild Sligo' run by The Sligo Heritage Office. Neil Foulkes from the Hedgelaying association of Ireland gave us a talk about the importance of farmland hedgerows and how to maintain them. A good crowd of people turned up which was... Continue Reading →

Viewmount Farm

One of my New Years Resolutions was to milk a cow. A bit of an odd one I know, but I love cows, I think they such serene and peaceful creatures. Vincent and his family from Viewmount Farm in Sligo were kind enough to invite me over to fulfill my resolution. It was a fascinating... Continue Reading →

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