Half a century

So yesterday I turned 50. It was a day where nothing was really planned but aren't they always the best days? I woke up to banners on the house and car, flowers on the table and loads of presents. I headed to the village drawing group as I decided what could be nicer than spending... Continue Reading →

Sunshine and seasides

It's been a fantastic few days here in Ireland. It's just the most beautiful place in the world when the sun is shining. In the last week we've been to four beaches in Co. Sligo and there were still so many more we could have visited. Sligo is right on the Wild Atlantic Way so... Continue Reading →

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside!

Yesterday afternoon we were all sitting around the house. I was contemplating tackling the washing mountain, when Andy suggested we go to the beach. Tough call - the washing mountain or the seaside? The seaside won! We headed to Strandhill which is about a 15 minute drive from home. We are so lucky because we... Continue Reading →

The Thrill of Strandhill

As part of my Wild Atlantic Wayfarer project in partnership with LookWest and the Hawk's Well Theatre, I've been checking out things to do in the North West of Ireland. You can't come to Sligo without visiting Strandhill, a thriving seaside village just 5 miles from Sligo town. There is a great sense of community... Continue Reading →

Exciting Enniscrone

Sometimes everything not only goes to plan but turns out to be much more than I expected it to be. This happened to me in Enniscrone. I had a long overdue visit planned as part of the #wawayfarer project. Mairead from Discover Enniscrone was just fantastic putting me in touch with people who wanted to... Continue Reading →

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