Glass Class with Graham Reid

  Today was a brilliant day, you’ll know if you regularly read the blog that I’ve discovered a creative side to me. I’ve always been interested in arts and crafts and even more so in trying them out for myself. So today I went to a glass bead making class at Graham Reid Design.

The Old Deanery, Killala, Co. Mayo

On my journey to Erris last week I stopped off at Killala along the way to meet up with Liz and Tony who run The Old Deanery Holiday Cottages. The cottages are located overlooking picturesque Killala Bay at the front and the majestic 12th century Round Tower at the back. Killala is pretty little village […]

Freezing and Fund It!

I’ve had trouble sleeping recently so I was awake for a few hours during the night. This was the view out of my window at 5am. I finally got to sleep for about an hour until it was time to get up, luckily tiredness hasn’t hit me yet. I walked Rocket-dog at around 7am and […]

Rathcormac Food and Craft Market

Rathcormac is the place to be every Saturday when the wonderful food and craft fair takes place. It’s on from 11am-4pm in Branley’s Yard, Rathcormac which is just between Sligo town and Drumcliffe. There is a wonderful atmosphere, brilliant stalls, friendly faces, live music, tasty food, the best of everything. It’s great to be able […]

A week of firsts

It’s been a busy week with a lot of firsts for me. The biggest was probably my exhibition which started yesterday and runs until October 25th. I’m really not great with people so I thought I could just put the pics up and not be there. I was convinced otherwise though (thanks friends!) so I […]

Sligo Shops – Michael Quirke

I’ve decided to do a new feature on the blog about Sligo shops. Now technically Michael Quirke’s shop isn’t just a shop, Michael is a craftsman, artist and gentleman. He makes his wonderful woodcarvings  from his shop and I went in to find out more about him. Michael showed me this photo of his father […]