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Spring Is Here

Unfortunately the photos from this old post have been lost It is so wonderful to look about these days and see life bursting forth everywhere. There are buds on the trees, birds are singing to attract partners, frogs are singing and have already found their partners. We have been tending to our hedges here over…

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Settling in for the duration

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…

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Beautiful Aliens

There is a large number of aliens plants growing wild in Ireland. I guess that really the definition of alien plant depends on far back you wish to go – if you go back far enough even Ash trees are alien. In recent years there has been an increase in alien plants growing wild due…

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Raining Frogs?

We have had a few beautiful days of sun, light winds and starry clear nights. This week in August every year there are amazing night skies with shooting stars (Perseids) in the northern sky. Check out the Astronomy Ireland website for more details. If you are blessed with clear skies then you owe it to yourself…