Black and white River

Swapping the bright lights for the rural life

I’ve read a few blog posts;  Life in Rural Ireland as a ‘blow-in‘ it stirred up a lot of memories of when we first moved to Ireland. When Andy and I were first married we came to Sligo on holiday for a week and fell in love with the place. It was Andy’s first time to ever […]

A weekly roundup

Well it’s been a whirlwind of a couple of weeks. I was going to do a little video but the bags under me eyes would frighten you so I won’t subject you to it. The new job started and I love it! So happy days there. Lucy was down for the weekend, we went along […]

Turf and Treats

I decided to start celebrating my birthday early and when I say early I mean ten days early. Although to be fair it’s been a year of celebrating. For me 50 is definitely the new 40. I’ve been much more grounded and comfortable. I think being 50 suits me. On Friday I headed to Rosses […]

A lovely start to the new year

I was delighted to be given a voucher for Voya for Christmas so I decided a seaweed bath would be the perfect start to the new year. Voya are based in Strandhill, Co. Sligo right opposite the Wild Atlantic Way. Before the bath I went for a walk along the beach, I’m taking part in […]

Looking back at 2018

It’s that strange time of year after Christmas but before New Year, it’s like being in limbo. I went out today and didn’t know if I should wish people a Happy Christmas, Happy New Year or happy whatever day it happens to be. At this stage I’ve lost track. So looking back at 2018 it’s […]

Homeward bound

I’m sitting at the railway station got a ticket for my destination…a little nod to Simon and Garfunkel there. Today I leave Romania. It’s been a very enjoyable and interesting trip and I’m glad I did it. The travelling is something to be reckoned with though. I’m at the station waiting for the train to […]