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Allergies are Real

A doctor once told me that allergies are imagined, they did not exist. Allergies are very real, they can cause a wide variety of responses and a lot of discomfort, frustration and pain. Even today many doctors do not consider allergy as a possible cause of an illness until they have first eradicated many other…

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Permaculture Gathering

Last weekend we went van camping again, this time to the All Ireland Permaculture Gathering which was hosted this year by wonderful farmers in Co Tipperary. There was so much work done by members of the organising group before any of us arrived. Large tents  and marquees were set up for the many workshops that…

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Camping in the Summer

We try to go camping as much as we can every summer, especially near the sea when we can as we love snorkeling and free-diving. This year we have not been to the sea as often as previously however we have still had some great camping experiences. Last month I went to the International Taoist…

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Procrastination, rain and a new book shop

Rainy summer days seem just perfect for geeking out and spending far too much time on the computer instead of being outdoors, frolicking in the rain. I do have great rain gear and it’s not cold outside despite the low hanging greyness of the supposedly summer days so I really have no excuse for becoming…