Christmas at Boyle Model Railway

Jono and I headed along to Boyle this morning to have another look at the model railway (and to see Santa!!) The railway has really come on well since we were there in the Summer. A big well done to all involved, it's looking great. Derrick from the Boyle Men's Shed was telling Jono all... Continue Reading →

Boyle Model Railway

The town of Boyle is launching a model railway. I think this is a brilliant idea, we are big fans of trains in this house. They need help though, especially in the areas of making the scenery, assembling buildings, bridges, general art & craft work. This is a great opportunity to get involved with a... Continue Reading →


My O for the blogging challenge is Old. I love old buildings, I'd love to know the history behind them. Sometimes there is no one left belonging to the house so it's hard to know the story, if only walls could talk. The two photos above are Markree Castle in Collooney. I'm hoping to go... Continue Reading →

Almost around the bend

Almost around the bend, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. No I'm not really 😉 Things are going well. Andy is in much less pain today then he has been in. He even drove into town today, which made such a change for me as I have been driving everywhere. We all had a little wander around.... Continue Reading →

Top Gear Live

Top Gear Live, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. So this weekend Top Gear Live was at the RDS in Dublin. Jono is a massive Top Gear fan (so am I), so when the tickets went on sale in July we got them. We were going to travel up today, but the rail line is still closed... Continue Reading →

Floods and fog

Floods and fog, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. I took Lucy to Dublin yesterday to see Little Boots in concert. She was brilliant (I'll do a blog about that tomorrow). Jono was meant to be coming as well, but his back is too bad to stand for any length of time. So he stayed with Andy.... Continue Reading →

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