A Spiritual Journey!

Today I took the train from Sligo to Boyle. I'm researching my new project which will involve different forms of transport. More about that in the coming weeks. There were a group of nuns on the train, I didn't think anything of it until they started reciting the rosary! I mean I know they are... 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 →

Dublin in December

The kids had money for Christmas which was burning a hole in their pockets so against my better judgement I took them to Dublin to have a look at the sales. I think when it comes to shopping I have the bloke gene. I can't see the fascination in traipsing around the shops for hours,... Continue Reading →

Clontarf Castle

Clontarf Castle, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. Yesterday Jono and I went off to Dublin for the toy and train fair. It's on four times a year but this is the first one we have been too. Jono is really interested in model railways so we went to have a look around. Of course yesterday was... Continue Reading →


Yesterday was Jono's check up in Dublin. So we set off bright and early for the hospital. Lucky this time there were no hold ups on the train. Jono had his xray first and then got to see one Doctor. Then we had to wait to see the consultant. The consultant is a really nice... Continue Reading →

Toys 4 Big Boys

So myself and Jono got up at 6am yesterday to get the train to Dublin. Luckily they re-opened the track between Sligo and Dromod so we didn't have to get a bus this time. We got to the RDS just after 10am and our tickets that we won from boards.ie were waiting for us. As... Continue Reading →

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