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

A Spring Walk

The week before last, I shed the cobwebs of winter, as I walked along ancient tracks well traveled in my childhood. This stream connects two adjacent lakes. My mother’s childhood home sits at the top of Mullaghderg Lake seen in the background of this photograph: I walked these tracks on many occasions with my late … More A Spring Walk

My Top Twelve Tips for Healing Insomnia

Does fibromyalgia cause insomnia or does insomnia cause fibromyalgia?  I do not have a definitive answer. However, I do know that insomnia can wreak havoc on health and well being. I first succumbed to fibromyalgia in 2003, and insomnia took hold of my life for seven long years. 15 years later, my lifestyle has completely changed and … More My Top Twelve Tips for Healing Insomnia

New Year Blessings

It was a very mild but very wet Christmas!  I missed walking, so I was delighted when Carrickfin Beach beckoned me on a beautiful sunny but frosty day. The beach was almost deserted, as I admired the frost on the sand dunes and seaweed – a rare delight. I reflected on the past year and … More New Year Blessings

The Happy Camper

I stopped off at a very special spot in Glenveagh National Park a few weeks ago. “The Happy Camper” is a real gem of a cafe – surrounded by stunning views of ancient peat bogs with Muckish Mountain standing proudly in the background. The view of peat bogs and Muckish Mountain Maria McCormack serves her … More The Happy Camper