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Donegal Women in Business Network – Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Donegal Women in Business Network http://www.donegalwomeninbusiness.com celebrated their 20th anniversary on 1st October with a conference titled “Looking Back Moving Forward” at Lough Eske Castle Hotel. An Ideal Networking Opportunity Although many authors are natural introverts, networking with potential readers is key to selling books. Blogging and social media are valuable marketing tools. However, we often forget about linking with […]

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Wordless Wednesday – The Boat Strand, Carrickfin

A Quiet Day at The Boat Strand Looking out over The Atlantic Alone on the Beach The Sunshine Sparkling on the Water Arranmore Island in the Distance The Joy of Paddling Brigid P. Gallagher is a retired natural medicines therapist, passionate organic gardener and author of “Watching the Daisies- Life lessons on the Importance of Slow,” a holistic memoir dedicated to the art of […]

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My Donegal Garden – Autumn Hues

My Donegal garden is slowing down towards it’s winter sleep, and the bright rainbow of colours in the borders has been replaced with more subtle shades. Rosa glauca Rosa glauca has an abundance of rosehips. However, she is in dire need of a good hard prune as does her neighbour Clematis jackmannii.  Both will thank me for it. Kaffir Lilies […]

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Wordless Wednesday – North Berwick, East Lothian

Building Sandcastles Brigid P. Gallagher is a retired natural medicines therapist, passionate organic gardener and author of “Watching the Daisies- Life lessons on the Importance of Slow,” a holistic memoir dedicated to the art of mindfulness and healing from debilitating illness. She lives in Donegal, Ireland –  an area of outstanding natural beauty. Book Trailer: https://youtu.be/r5GCjaetgZk Twitter: https://twitter.com/watchingthedai1 Facebook: https://facebook.com/watchingthedaisies/ Goodreads: https://goodreads.com/author/show/16119226.Brigid_P_Gallagher

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A Walk Along Portobello Promenade

Portobello lies just 20 minutes from the centre of Edinburgh, and boasts a splendid two mile long beach, a thriving community and LOTS of wonderful restaurants and cafes. As a lover of good food, Nature and the mighty outdoors, Portobello ticked all my boxes, as the ideal location for a week long Scottish vacation. The weather was glorious throughout my […]

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Wordless Wednesday – A Walk Through Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens

The Floral Clock Lots of Benches to Spend a While… Wotjek the Bear Statue Brigid P. Gallagher is a retired natural medicines therapist, passionate organic gardener and author of “Watching the Daisies- Life lessons on the Importance of Slow,” a holistic memoir dedicated to the art of mindfulness and healing from debilitating illness. She lives in Donegal, Ireland –  an area of outstanding natural […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Memories of Glasgow

Brigid P. Gallagher is a retired natural medicines therapist, passionate organic gardener and author of “Watching the Daisies- Life lessons on the Importance of Slow,” a holistic memoir dedicated to the art of mindfulness and healing from debilitating illness. She lives in Donegal, Ireland –  an area of outstanding natural beauty. Book Trailer: https://youtu.be/r5GCjaetgZk Twitter: https://twitter.com/watchingthedai1 Facebook: https://facebook.com/watchingthedaisies/ Goodreads: https://goodreads.com/author/show/16119226.Brigid_P_Gallagher  

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Basking in Sunshine at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Scotland basked in glorious sunshine during my recent vacation, which included a day at Edinburgh International Book Festival. The Festival ran from 10-26 August, and included “creative, joyful, and interactive experiences with the world’s finest writers and thinkers.” I joined the happy crowds on Sunday 25 August. Disaster Planning Mike Berners-Lee who is a sustainability expert, and author of “There is […]

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