The River Walk

In last week’s post 10 Tips for Living with Fibromyalgia or Another Life Changing Illness , I mentioned the benefits of exercise and avoiding isolation. The River Walk is located in the town of Dungloe, a few miles from my home. It has been developed to provide two walking routes alongside a lake, a river, and some … More The River Walk

Rocks and Rock Pools

Last week, I longed for walk along Carrickfin Beach, despite it being a rather windy day. Thankfully, I had the wind behind me as I set out on the outward journey… The wind challenged the seabirds, The beach lay deserted… I was propelled to the far end, and much needed rocky shelter. Rocks have always fascinated … More Rocks and Rock Pools

Frogs have Spawned

Clumps of frog spawn in local pools Spring is well underway here in Donegal, and frogs have been busy producing frog spawn for around 2 weeks now.  I always feel such JOY when I see their clumps of eggs in water pools along my regular walking route. They remind me of my childhood, when I used to collect … More Frogs have Spawned

Looking for Lambs

Yesterday afternoon, I set out on my usual walking route, hoping to capture some photographs of new born lambs.  Sadly, none were to be seen… I passed several grazing sheep and stopped for a few minutes to say “Hello”. I attracted a few curious looks… Followed by a tentative step towards my camera amidst a few … More Looking for Lambs

A Walk Down Memory Lane

Approaching my late mother’s childhood home If you who have been following this blog of late, you will already know that Donegal was recently voted “The Coolest Place on the Planet” by National Geographic Traveller (UK).   Walks has thus been added to my “Cloud Category” widget, and I shall be posting more photographs of Donegal’s rugged, natural beauty, … More A Walk Down Memory Lane

Errigal Mountain

  Errigal Mountain – the highest peak in Donegal at 2457 feet I lost my photographic mojo for a couple of months, due to the loss of thousands of photographs from the hard drive of my old computer.  Sadly, they cannot be retrieved despite professional intervention… I would urge you to keep backups of everything, as once lost, … More Errigal Mountain

The Homes of Donegal

“The Homes of Donegal” have been bathed in glorious sunshine this week.  Feeling inspired, I took my camera out and made my first movie. This is Carrickfin beach, a couple of miles from my home.  It was almost deserted!

Walking the Wild Atlantic Way

Mullaghderg Beach In 2010, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and possibly rheumatoid arthritis, a great relief after seven years of poor health. Although I had been a Natural Medicine’s therapist for twenty years, I never had any clients with fibromyalgia or even knew of its existence! Since the outset of my symptoms, I have been incredibly proactive, using the following healing tools: … More Walking the Wild Atlantic Way