In the new front garden I put an old birdbath that came from my mam’s garden, filled it with water as is customary and waited
While checking my three weather apps, I noticed that sunrise would be at 5:16am, so I got up just a bit earlier to get a photograph for the start of summer.
Last week I was waiting for the opening of travel restrictions and visiting beautiful gardens. This week, I’m realising that beauty is on my doorstep.
Happy plants can survive the ups and downs of life. Not alone that, but they blossom most beautifully when the time is right.
Coffee, the sound of running water and smashing sunshine. There’s colder days forecast later this week, so now’s time to savour the moment. The time
I’m noticing the grand oul stretch in the evening. There’s an extra one hour and forty minutes of daylight since the start of January, forty in the morning and a full hour at the other end. That’s why you don’t hear anyone saying there’s a grand oul stretch in the morning
February 1st 2021. Generally regarded as the first day of spring here in Ireland, the 1st of February is the feast of Saint Brigid. I’m
30th November 2020. I am going off on a sporting tangent today, because my county Waterford, otherwise known as the Déise (ancient tribe of warriors
Bird nests are overpriced, similar to Irish house prices, and there are several almost-worn-out boots within striking distance.
Monday, 1st June, shortly after 7am: I am shocked to witness the sheer brazenness of our resident blackbird, as she munched through the very first
It’s New Year’s Eve, a very special day on the annual calendar. It’s very special for me also, as I recorded a real gem in