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MISSING THE SUN

As I mentioned in one of my earlier entries we are living off the grid here in Leitrim, supplying all of our own electricity. We had a very basic system to start with, which we did by ourselves and now we have a more sophisticated system with help from some local people. We used to…

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Rare Blue Skies

Rare Blue Skies from News From The Hill by Scribneoir The deluge continues… A few days ago the rain eased off for awhile and so I went for a walk bringing my camera with me. You gotta take the beauty where you can find it. I could not resist this shot of a sun dappled…

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Red Squirrel

What joy! This morning as we drove down the hill what crossed the road in front of us but a beautiful red squirrel! What a lovely sight. For a moment we could not make out exactly what we were looking at as this strange little creature ran across the road, he didn’t seem to be…

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Solstice Wolf

We were watching an episode of “Northern Exposure” the other night on dvd (great entertainment courtesy of eBay). Do you remember Northern Exposure? It’s a 90’s drama set in Alaska, great story lines and fantastic scenery, it certainly beats most tv these days, in fact we watch dvds of favourite tv shows more than current…