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The Sunshine Blogger Award Nominated by Mary Smith

Many thanks to Scottish author Mary Smith who recently nominated “Watching the Daisies” for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Mary blogs at She has written a number of books including my favourite read of 2017 – “No More Mulberries.” Please call over and say “hello.” The Rules Thank the blogger who nominated you in a blog post and make a […]

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A Walk in the Footsteps of Lugh and Balor of the Evil Eye

The beautiful village of Dunlewey Dun Luiche lies at the foot of Errigal Mountain, the highest peak in Donegal. During last summer’s Feile an Earagail, I joined a guided walk from Dunlewey into The Poisoned Glen Gleann Nemhe, a U-shaped glen believed to have been formed in The Ice Age. The pleasant weather attracted a large group, that included local […]

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A Year in the Garden 2018

The weather remains mild here in Donegal, and Mother Nature seems more than a little confused.  Growth appears to be around a MONTH ahead of this time last year! It seems timely to share some of my floral highlights from 2018, before I continue with my regular monthly gardening posts: January/February/March April/May/June July/August/September October/November/December I feel incredibly blessed to have […]

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