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Our peas in the kitchen garden are under attack, being eaten by either mice or birds.  This gorse barrier should do the trick, the prickles forming a protective barrier will hopefully stop any further munching…



Spot The Deer

On a dull afternoon which only brightened up on our way home, Jackie took us on a driveabout to the North of the forest and back. 245 more words

Gorse flower syrup

The gorse bush flowers from late winter into spring bringing yellow flashed across the fields.  Around my cottage, in neighbouring fields are many gorse bushes making mounds of bright yellow sunshine even on a dull day.   356 more words



Back to reality today, after the April Fool, as I explore the townland of Tullynakill in County Down.

Tullynakill is on the western shore of Strangford Lough, on the bay enclosed by… 261 more words


April update

We have now sprung into April.  The weather has been sunny with still lots of rain, but what is happening here at WetandWindyCottage?

At the beginning of each month I aim to do a quick resume of what is happening.   273 more words

My Hens

Springtime Color Explosion (Travel Theme: Sensory)

The first time I travelled to Ireland was in early March. It is a time when nature in Germany is still pretty much gray, except maybe for a few crocuses. 125 more words