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Mellow Yellow!!

Friday is Friday… life is life and so we’ll carry on! Why don’t you have yourself a great day… maybe it’s pay-day where you are. Anyway… whatever you do… have a mellow weekend… as always, don’t do what I wouldn’t! 16 more words


Postcards from Dingle on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

Steep cliffs, crashing, foaming waves, sandy beaches, misty islands, craggy rocks –  the jewel in the crown of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way is without question the dramatic and breathtaking Slea Head Drive on the Dingle Peninsula,in County Kerry,in the south-west of Ireland. 244 more words


County Laois, Ireland - 1998

A view of the countryside in County Laois, Ireland – 1998.


Ireland in a bite

Highlight – Attending a low-key but most enjoyable national hunt meet on a sunny Wexford April afternoon. It was pretty cool to experience racing in its home environment! 261 more words

The Sign on the Ivy-Wrapped Tree

A few weeks ago, I posted about my Walk of Wonder, and among the photos I posted was this…

I was intrigued by the cords of the ivy which had wrapped around the tree trunk; they reminded me of the twisted knots of blood vessels and capillaries. 100 more words


Irish Mythology | Tree Lore (Part Two) - The Hawthorn

In the last few weeks, the fierce golden blaze of yellow gorse which swept through Ireland’s hedgerows like wild-fire, has given way to the gentler, creamy-white froth of hawthorn blossom.  517 more words