She carves pumpkins by the seashore

On Wednesday night Lucy and I went along to Shells in Strandhill for their pumpkin carving night. I had no idea what to expect (apart from carving pumpkins!) but it was such an enjoyable night. When we arrived the cafe was all lit up and looked very welcoming. The cafe was decorated with bats, witches, […]

Shells Halloween Surf Session

Today was a brilliant day. Shells Cafe were having a Halloween Fancy Dress Surf Session so I headed along to Strandhill for a look. It was raining when I arrived but cleared up in time for the lads and lassies to take to the sea. Even the Zimmer frame was going surfing!! There was a […]

A catch up

It’s a day off the A to Z blogging challenge today so just a couple of things I have to tell you. I probably mentioned already that the photo above came 4th in the Irish Met Society competition of 2012. Well I got the prize during the week, it’s a really cool Galileo Thermometer. I’ve […]

A book launch by the sea

Thursday evening saw the launch of ‘The Surf Cafe Cook Book’. It is a beautiful book by Jane and Myles Lamberth (with Shannon Denny). Jane and Myles are the proprietors of the wonderful Shells Seaside Bakery and Cafe. Shells is a wonderful cafe in the heart of Strandhill. I’ve had many a breakfast in there […]

Swap Sessions, Sligo

On Wednesday evening we went to Shells Cafe, Strandhill for the Swap Sessions in Sligo. It involved everyone clearing out their wardrobes and donating anything they no longer wanted and ‘swapping’ it for other clothes. It was all in aid of Motor neurone disease so it was for a great cause. There were some lovely […]