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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

Irish Heritage

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