Climbing Amazon

Watching the Daisies has been steadily climbing Amazon, reaching a peak of No. 3 on Amazon Kindle for Health, Fitness and Dieting > Diseases and Physical Ailments > Chronic Fatigue Syndrome on two occasions. It is now taking a little rest further down the mountain! Thank You I have many people to thank for supporting … More Climbing Amazon

Put on your SPF!

Donegal has bathed in six weeks of glorious sunshine so far this summer – such a joy after a long and dreary winter. I have visited the beach as often as possible. Indeed, I have even been SWIMMMING – the sea has been so much warmer… It seems timely to re-post “Put on your SPF” … More Put on your SPF!

Alan Hanna’s Bookshop

Last June, I approached Donegal Central Library, to ask if my memoir “Watching the Daisies” could be stocked in local libraries. They were incredibly helpful and advised me to have my book registered with Alan Hanna’s Bookshop, which is run by Irish Library Supplies. Almost a year later, I have contacted all the county libraries … More Alan Hanna’s Bookshop

The Garden in May 2018

The garden has truly blossomed this month, and I have delighted in spending LOTS of time outside. I have enjoyed the scent of the Apple blossom from my late father’s garden bench.   And the view along the garden, including the flowering of these Alliums:   Yellow Narcissus “Sun Disc” companions have complemented their purple … More The Garden in May 2018

The 3 Day Quote Challenge

I have recently been nominated by three lovely blog friends for “The 3 Day Quote Challenge.” Thank you to: Shannon at http://www.msnubutterflies.wordpress.com Annika at http://www.annikaperry.com Bella at http://www.thoughtsnlifeblog.com I love quotations, and I have a number of favourites. However, I will cheat a little on the challenge and combine three days into one! Caring for … More The 3 Day Quote Challenge