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Dr Bach Flower Essences to the Rescue

“Dr Bach Flower Essences to the Rescue” is another re-blog for “Self Care September.”  Dr Bach Rescue Remedy is sold in high street chemists and health stores worldwide, endorsed by many for reducing stress and anxiety, aiding sleep, exam nerves … But, did you know that its creator – Dr Edward Bach died back in 1936? He was a doctor ahead of his time, who […]

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Walking the Wild Atlantic Way

Mullaghderg Beach “Walking the Wild Atlantic Way” was one of my first blog posts. I am sharing it again for Self Care September. 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 […]

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The Garden in August 2018

Gladioli  The garden seems to be more autumnal than last August. My flowers put on an early show with the long heatwave in May and June, and they have now run out of Steam! Sadly, the Gladioli which looked magnificent at the beginning of the month have now deceased. Agapanthus Agapanthus always make me smile. I have the white variety […]

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A Mushroom Forage

Dunlewey Village Feile an Earagail Feile an Earagail is an annual festival held in the beautiful village of Dunlewey, which lies at the foot of Earagail Mountain – the highest mountain in Donegal. This year I booked a mushroom forage or “Toraiocht na Muisiriun Fiain” led by Kristina Ferry in the grounds of Dunlewey House. The forage took place in […]

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The Home under the Dome

Mrs Cobs is a magical crafter who is also a “lover of fun.” She blogs at https://thecobweboriumemporium.wordpress.com I follow her blog and always feel uplifted when I read her posts. She recently held not ONE but TWO giveaways, and I was very lucky to win “A Home under the Dome.” If you look inside it contains ” blue freckled Fairy […]

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Mrs Jessie Mahaffy’s Garden

I have been very blessed to visit Mrs Jessie Mahaffy’s Garden on a number of occasions. The garden is one of twenty one gardens featured in The Donegal Garden Trail. http://www.donegalgardentrail.com It is now lovingly tended by Belinda Mahaffy – Jessie’s daughter. The garden is described in this year’s brochure as: “First established in 1972 by Mrs Jessie Mahaffy, a […]

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Interview at Esme Salon

I began “Watching the Daisies” blog back in February 2016, and one of the first friends I made was Bernadette of http://www.haddonmusings.com Bernadette hosted a weekly link up party called Senior Salon, where I have made a lot of really good friends. Earlier this year Esme of http://www.esmesalon.com took over the Senior Salon reigns.  She posts “Home tried and tested […]

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The Garden in July 2018

Day Lily happily quenched The Heatwave The heatwave that lasted for seven wondrous weeks departed in mid July and we have had LOTS of rain glorious rain! I felt greatly relieved and so did my plants… The intense heat suited some plants but not others. The Roses loved it but Rose James Galway (seen below between Rose Paul’s Scarlet) looked […]

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