A Farm with a Difference in Roscommon

If you are looking for a totally relaxed couple of hours, I have just the place for you. Mountallen Farm isn't your average farm, it's something very special, and a must visit for nature and wildlife lovers. You can enjoy a biodiversity and ecology farm tour in North Roscommon, overlooking Lough Allen and Sliabh an... Continue Reading →

Highs and Lows

A mixed bag of a day. Aren't they always? Mostly good though. I tried roller skating again and actually managed to stay upright so that's progress. My friend gave me elbow and knee pads and a helmet so I felt slightly more confident. One of these days I might be able to skate into town...well... Continue Reading →

Healy Plants Sligo

A couple of weeks ago I went to Healy Plants near The Holy Well in Sligo. It's a gorgeous garden centre and even though it was raining I loved looking around. I'm still trying to get my photography passion back so wandering around looking at the plants and the wildlife was a great way for... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Beach

On the way back from Coney Island after a lovely day at the Bealtaine Festival. Meeting inspiring people, listening to music, poems and stories. Tea served from a range, a packed pub and a happy heart. Rain showers that had people running for cover. Puddle-jumping children, a dog with a giant stick, a robin through... Continue Reading →

Blooms and Birds

I was thrilled to arrive home to find this beautiful basket of flowers yesterday from the lovely people at Feehily's Florist. They also sent an invitation to their Easter flower arranging night so I'm looking forward to that. It really brightened my day up as I'd been thinking about my dad who died 8 years... Continue Reading →

Squirrel Spotting in Sligo

There was a great reaction to my squirrel photo yesterday and a lot of people have been asking where to see them in Sligo so I thought I'd do a quick post. I've seen a couple of red squirrels here in Coolaney but never managed to get a photo of them. There seem to be... Continue Reading →

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