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Thorny Hedgerows!

This is a really apt daily prompt at the moment. Yep, it’s autumn and each weekend you can find me foraging in the hedgerows for lovely wild fruit! 121 more words


Postcards from a special Kilmacrennan tea house!

Every once in a while you stumble on a little treasure of a place and want to tell the world! Such was our experience last Sunday afternoon in the village of Kilmacrennan in North Donegal, Ireland. 308 more words

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Postcards from Ballybeg Priory, Buttevant, Co Cork

For years I  have been travelling the torturous route between Limerick and Cork, the N20, surely one of Ireland’s worst major routes with single file traffic wending its way along through towns and villages, with serious sharp bends to be negotiated. 347 more words


Keeping it Country

“Once words are written down, they have a life of their own.” Carol Burnett.

Getting Our Bearings

Wow, but time flies….. even for two relatively idle people.   899 more words


In Search of Small Blues!

The good lady and I have been chasing a butterfly species we’ve not recorded before. A week or so ago we spotted our first specimens but battled to get good photos. 81 more words


Tackling The White Blight

A drive into the Irish countryside should always be an enjoyable experience. Yet, if you were to take an elevated road to better view the sweep of land before you, it will inevitably be found that the picturesque scenery is ruined by the imposition that is the white building. 356 more words


Ireland from the Skies

Today is Saint Patrick’s Day and is a huge day of celebration here in Ireland. For those of you who have never been to the Emerald Isle, I thought I would share some drone footage videos with you that truly showcase it’s beauty. 40 more words