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 →

The Tattie Hoaker

I had a wonderful visit today to Aidan at The Tattie Hoaker Community Farm. It was fascinating talking to Aidan and being shown around the farm. The farm is Community supported agriculture (CSA) which is a partnership between farmers and the local community, in which the responsibilities, risks and rewards of farming are shared. Benefits... Continue Reading →

Eagles Flying, June 2012

Today I went back to re-visit Eagles Flying in Ballymote, Co. Sligo. It's one of my favourite places to visit. There are some many wonderful birds and animals there and the people who run it are so knowledgable about them all. It's hard to know which photos to use for the blog. I always take... Continue Reading →

Down on the farm

After my lovely visit to the Sathya Sai Sanctuary I popped over to Tullyboy Farm in Boyle. They have kindly given us a family pass for our Sligo Animal Rescue/Donkey Sanctuary raffle. The farm was very busy with all the children getting a ride around on the tractor, it gave me a chance to look... Continue Reading →

Christmas at Tullyboy Farm

Jono meets Santa, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. Andy is still in hospital so we've been in to see him twice today. In between that I took Jono to see Santa at Tullyboy Farm. Jono is really too old, but what with his surgery looming he wanted to go and we are glad we did. He... Continue Reading →

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