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 →

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,... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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