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… Read More


We have had a much better summer than in the last few years. There has been lost of sun and a generous amount of rain so the growth has been very lush. The grass has grown so quickly that we were nearly overgrown! The rushes on some of our land is waist high and has… Read More


Note: not all of my images made it through the import process, some were lost in a photo sharing program I used to use. I am every day amazed by the loveliness that is around me here on the hill. How lucky am I to live here?… Read More


Note: not all of my images made it through the import process, some were lost in a photo sharing program I used to use. This spring there were really beautiful whitethorn (hawthorn) flowers to be seen across the¬†countryside. Our own whitethorns were not as spectacular as last year and I have been told that often… Read More