Surviving The Heatwave of Summer 2018 in The West of Ireland

Irish summers tend to be wet with a hint of sun and a promise of warmth that comes and goes as fast as the clouds above Inis Mor on a stormy day out in the Atlantic. However, this summer has been the hottest in over 40 years, records have been broken and then broken again. … Continue reading Surviving The Heatwave of Summer 2018 in The West of Ireland

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Quick Look at How My Balcony Garden is Doing & Some Inspiring Balconies Around The World

Here are a few images from my balcony garden efforts. The storms and now the heat waves have not helped with the loss of many plants but slowly recovering now. Enjoy! Herbs and flowers seem to shine brighter with the golden sunlight... The scent of catmint is divine... Herbs easily gathered for different recipes... A … Continue reading Quick Look at How My Balcony Garden is Doing & Some Inspiring Balconies Around The World

Ten Ways To Love Planet Earth On Valentine’s Day

1) Go Plastic Free https://youtu.be/2Z0XSUVOp7s 2) Switch off gadgets and lights when you leave a room 3) Take the train, a bike or walk 4) Use less https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLi_2J6kDnB9jEi1RvVF82MRSBKatgptxD 5) Reuse what you already have 6) Recycle when something isn't reusable 7) Don't be afraid to speak up for the planet 8) Make Your Own 9) … Continue reading Ten Ways To Love Planet Earth On Valentine’s Day

Stormy Weather Over Galway: Global Warming, Rising Water Levels & How to Up-cycle All Those Broken Umbrellas

Autumn is officially here, it rains everyday, the air is becoming bitter cold in the mornings and its dark by dinner time. Our winters are marked by ever increasingly fierce storms, such as we have never seen before. These storms uproot, flood and destroy all before them and such storm defences as was in place … Continue reading Stormy Weather Over Galway: Global Warming, Rising Water Levels & How to Up-cycle All Those Broken Umbrellas

Thoughts on The Total Solar Eclipse 2017 & The Illumination of Ancient Ireland, Land of The Rising Sun

Todays Full Solar Eclipse was a remarkable event, which wont be repeated until 2090 based on the latest estimates from NASA. The States were extremely luck to have perfect viewing conditions and I watched the live footage from Oregon absolutely fascinated. Unfortunately here in the West of Ireland, it had been raining all day and … Continue reading Thoughts on The Total Solar Eclipse 2017 & The Illumination of Ancient Ireland, Land of The Rising Sun

From the Depths of the Ocean, ‘Mermaid Tears’, An Ode to the Sea

Midsummers Night Eve has passed and we are at the height of summer and as the weather improves, my thoughts turn to the sea and all its wonders. Living as I do on the edge of the Atlantic, the sea has been a constant presence in my life. The sea for all our advances in … Continue reading From the Depths of the Ocean, ‘Mermaid Tears’, An Ode to the Sea

The Heart of a Child

Dear Reader, I hope you are well since my last post? Things continue to disintegrate on a world wide scale, our world has never been in as much danger as it is now. With many major countries building up their stock of nuclear arms and conducting tests of these weapons of mass destruction, we are … Continue reading The Heart of a Child