A relaxing morning

People drop into your life, people drop out of it. Some appear just when you need them and it feels like you’ve known them for years. A kind word, a helping hand, a smile – it all goes a long way when you have mental health issues (and I still hate that phrase!)

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Seal Release in Sligo

IMG_4677Today I went along to Culleenamore Beach near Strandhill, Sligo to see three seals being released back into the sea.  Sligo Rescue Ireland have done a great job with Mr. Yeats, Bubbles and Emmet, which were the seals released today. Neil Walton from Voya Seaweed Baths found Mr. Yeats washed up on the beach after he got separated from his mum. The poor seal was so hungry he’d eaten sand. With the help of Voya and Seal Rescue Ireland he was well enough today to be released back to the wild today along with the other seals.

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Seaweed, Sun and Strandhill

Well you’d never have thought it was November! It was a beautiful morning here in Sligo. I had a couple of hours to myself so I went to Strandhill.

First stop was Shells Cafe for breakfast….I had a lovely cherry scone, it was fresh out of the oven and delicious. After a quick walk along the beach I went into Voya for a seaweed bath.

It was lovely and relaxing. You have your own room with a shower and steam unit in it and also a deep bath full of seaweed with as much hot water as you need.

The only thing I didn’t like was sitting on a shell 😉

You get an hour in the seaweed bath, the only sounds you hear are the sounds of the waves which are piped into the rooms. My skin and hair felt really soft when I had finished.

It was a lovely way to spend a morning 🙂