The Christmas Fire

The Christmas Fire is our first single for the festive season - a traditional song passed on to me by Cathal McConnell of the Boys of the Lough.   Tom and I recorded this live while we were putting down the…

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Gosh it's been ages since I've checked in here and I thought it was time to come by and reassure everyone that I'm still here - thanks Susan for the nudge.   

Under the beech tree on the garage roof
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Updates from here

Things have been a bit manic here and I'm a bit the worse for wear at this stage, but the end is in sight.    summer colour in spite of the cold

My brother arrived home from Australia on Sunday for…

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World Bee Day



Today marked World Bee Day according to Positive News Magazine.   Is there a day to celebrate everything now?  Mind you the bees need celebrating.   


Our neighbour John keeps bees so our garden is full of them at the minute.   The…

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The Squirrels babies are here ...

 I just had to share this ... 

In the middle of the recording this afternoon I looked out the window and we had four feeding together ... how fabulous.  

Thank you for all your comments the other day - much…

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Too much

Sing for Earth Day Rostrevor 
singing in the forest after a morning workshop learning songs to praise the Earth.

It's been such a long time since I posted here - nearly three months - that I hardly know how to…Read more

Blessings of Brigid's Day


   Beannachtai lá Féile Bhríde Ort


Blessings of Brigid's Day to you and yours


  1st February, Imbolc, Brigid's Day, the start of Spring  



I hope you are all keeping well.   We've had a lovely start to the year in this part

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Happy New Year


From the Mourne to the Cooleys - winter sunshine

Happy New Year dear blogger friends.   May 2022 be kind to us all. 

Lots of love and blessings



Winter Blessings



From our house to yours


Wishing you blessings of the season on these short days.  


Wherever you are in the world and however or whether you celebrate this winter holiday, I wish you peace, joy and good health for the…

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Gorgeous Autumn walk

It takes me ages to get photos organised and get around to writing about outings but as Autumn turns to winter I was looking through some photos and thought I'd share a trip we took a couple of weekends ago…

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A walk around and about today


  Hello friends, it's been a while.    Life has been picking up again and there are so many excuses for not keeping up with blogging and social media-ing (is that a word yet?).  And Autumn has been so lovely.   There's not… Read more

Getting into focus


I love taking photos and I use a very scientific method introduced to me by an American friend years ago - point, snap, take loads and hope that you get one or two decent ones out of every 500 you…

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