Beetroot and Broccoli Curry

I was at Reggie's Veggies stall today in Tubbercurry and he has a great range of fruit and vegetables so I decided to experiment with some that I bought and I made this curry. Here's the recipe in case you'd like to try it yourself. If you don't have all the ingredients just use whatever... Continue Reading →

Green Fingers and Green Tomatoes

You might have read that we moved house in June this new house has a greenhouse so I've been pottering about in it. I really have no clue about growing anything but I didn't let that stop me. I planted tomato plants and was expecting them to grow tomatoes immediately...they didn't so I shouted at... Continue Reading →

The Tattie Hoaker

I had a wonderful visit today to Aidan at The Tattie Hoaker Community Farm. It was fascinating talking to Aidan and being shown around the farm. The farm is Community supported agriculture (CSA) which is a partnership between farmers and the local community, in which the responsibilities, risks and rewards of farming are shared. Benefits... Continue Reading →

Sligo Farmers Market

Sligo Farmers Market, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. Today I took Jono to Hazelwood forest for a little walk around. We fed the ducks and swans, my finger got 'savaged' by a swan who mistook it for a crumpet! < Then we went to the Sligo Farmers Market. It's held in the car park of the... Continue Reading →

The Alpine Garden, Lissadell House

Into the Alpine Garden, originally uploaded by magnum_lady. I took Jono to Lissadell House today, it's been a place we have wanted to visit for a while. It was closed earlier in the year due to problems with rights of way. I believe the problems are still ongoing but the owners have come to an... Continue Reading →

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