So here it is Merry Christmas

I hope you've all had a wonderful day however you've been spending it. We had a lovely quiet day, ate our body weight in food - the usual. We also posed for the annual family photo - which started off serious and ended up like the one below. I'm sure normal service will be resumed... Continue Reading →

A belated birthday blog

I'm finally catching up on old blog posts that I should have written but somehow never got around to it. Back in June it was Andy's 50th birthday and also our 25th wedding anniversary. It was so strange because without us knowing we'd both gone shopping in the same shop! We both went to Lollypotz... Continue Reading →

Magic at Strokestown Park

I made a return visit to Strokestown Park as part of my Wild Atlantic Wayfarer project. Although Roscommon isn't on the Wild Atlantic Way it's one of the neighbouring counties and is well worth a visit. I didn't go on the house tour this time as I've covered it on a previous blog post. So... Continue Reading →

Christmas Day 2014

I hope you've all been enjoying Christmas. We had a lovely time, mostly doing nothing except eating, watching tv and the occasional game of scrabble...which usually ended up in war 😉 The family got me a gorillapod which is a little flexible tripod (I'll blog more about it later). Anyway it meant this year that... Continue Reading →

How to Wrestle a Polar Bear

On the last Saturday before Christmas I escaped the hustle and bustle of all the last-minute shoppers and headed down to the The Factory performance space here in Sligo to hear the great explorer Thaddeus M. Whimsicleese (Bob Kelly) tell us all about his adventures. As I walked through the door I was transported to... Continue Reading →

Summer in Sligo

This Friday and Saturday sees the return of the Sligo Summer Festival. I'm really looking forward to it especially Sister Sledge who are headlining on Friday night! It should be brilliant. There are loads of great acts playing Sligo and admission is only €2 donation! You can find out more about it here. The Sligo... Continue Reading →

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