The Wild Atlantic Way – A Walk on Gola Island

Gola Island, known as Gabhla or Oileán Ghabhla in Irish, lies on The Wild Atlantic Way, a mere mile off the Donegal coast. It is a haven for artists, nature lovers, walkers and rock climbers. A 15 minute drive from my home takes me to the Gola ferry leaving from Magheragallan. September’s Indian summer provided perfect conditions for my first exploration of the […]

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Wordless Wednesday – The Boat Strand, Carrickfin

A Quiet Day at The Boat Strand Looking out over The Atlantic Alone on the Beach The Sunshine Sparkling on the Water Arranmore Island in the Distance The Joy of Paddling Brigid P. Gallagher is a retired natural medicines therapist, passionate organic gardener and author of “Watching the Daisies- Life lessons on the Importance of Slow,” a holistic memoir dedicated to the art of […]

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A Walk Along Portobello Promenade

Portobello lies just 20 minutes from the centre of Edinburgh, and boasts a splendid two mile long beach, a thriving community and LOTS of wonderful restaurants and cafes. As a lover of good food, Nature and the mighty outdoors, Portobello ticked all my boxes, as the ideal location for a week long Scottish vacation. The weather was glorious throughout my […]

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The Wild Atlantic Way – A New Year Walk on Carrickfin Beach

“Walking is a man’s best medicine.”                                              Hippocrates Watching the Daisies Virtual Walking Festival I feel blessed to live in Donegal, an area of outstanding natural beauty on The Wild Atlantic Way. http://www.wildatlanticway.com “Watching the Daisies Virtual Walking Festival” […]

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The Gift of Time

I took a month off from blogging and social media over Christmas, And I embraced the gift of TIME. My dear aunt Peggy was nearing the end of her TIME on this good Earth, Thus I was able to spend precious quiet TIME by her bedside. The last of a family of eleven, She passed away peacefully, aged 94 years […]

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The Angel Healing Room

The Angel Healing Room is one of my favourite creative visualizations. I am re-blogging it today for Self Care September.  You will need to set aside around 30 minutes, with no interruptions from people, pets, mobile phones… Sit or lie in a comfortable position, Close your eyes, Set an intention for your healing needs to be met, Imagine yourself walking towards a […]

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Walking the Wild Atlantic Way

Mullaghderg Beach “The Wild Atlantic Way” is a tourist initiative offering visitors stunning drives, walks, diving, fishing, bird watching, historical sites, Irish culture and a very warm welcome. “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 […]

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