Bloom 2018

  I was finally lucky enough to win tickets to Bloom, thank you so much to gra-produce - I love you - see what I did there - possibly something only Irish people will get. Anyway I was so excited the night before I couldn't sleep.....sounds familiar. I was half-tempted to get the 1am bus... Continue Reading →

Blooming fail

I've been trying to win tickets for Bloom and I'm failing. I know I could buy a ticket but when I factor in travel costs and lunch etc it works out to be an expensive day so at the moment I'm not going. It's a great day out so if you are near Dublin it's... Continue Reading →

Beers and Botanical Gardens

A couple of weeks ago Jono and I headed up to Dublin for the day. There were a few reasons that I wanted to go up, the first was to see the Sculpture in Context exhibition at the National Botanical Gardens, the second was to see an exhibition by a photographer I follow on Twitter,... 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 →

Strokestown Park -the gardens

I love gardens and Strokestown Park gardens are very beautiful.  They remind me a bit of Lissadell House gardens (Lissadell is now closed to the public). I was delighted to have the Canon 100D with me that Canon Ireland have lent me.  I'm very pleased with the results, it's a fantastic camera. There are so... Continue Reading →

Strokestown Park

This week I had one of the best visits I've had in a while.  It's taken me days to go through the photos because I took so many and also because it's such a big place.  I headed to Strokestown Park in Roscommon and got to meet John O'Driscoll the director of the park, he's... Continue Reading →

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