Snow in Leitrim, late Feb 2016

The year is slowly moving through the seasons, it’s nearly Easter and time to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising 1916. What are you planning on doing? I’m sure there will be events all around the country allowing everyone to get involved no matter where we live. We’ve had some wonderful weather… Read More


Unfortunately the photos from this old post have been lost We are getting used to this new way of living, going to town one day a week, working outside when the sun is shining then coming in to work on our computers and read beside the stove in the late afternoon. Looking through the food… Read More


Happy Bridget’s Day Although by many calendars today, February 2nd is Imbolc and for many that includes the olden goddess Bridget, in my local community and for many in Ireland February 1st is considered St Bridget’s day. In one of my local towns – and even as I say that I realise it sounds strange… Read More


Well done to everyone who took part in Ballinamore’s recent Clothes Swap Party. It was a resounding success with lots of money raised for charity, both local and further away – sorry I don’t have details of the charities – I wasn’t involved in the organisation – only in the admiration of a job well… Read More