Today, I am thankful for rest, as I recover from my chest infection. Mother Nature has also been a great healer, as I watch her through my kitchen window. The weather has been unusually mild, but the birds are very hungry.  They seem to be eating more than usual.  I wonder why? I feed them with nuts, seeds, and … More Rest

Joyful Reading

The busyness of Christmas has now passed, and I have been blessed with two weeks of rest, including a good few hours of very joyful reading. I stepped out of my usual self help and travel genres, and read a couple of excellent crime thrillers, an inspiring novel, a collection of short stories and an illustrated storybook about a little … More Joyful Reading

Calm after the Storms

Mullaghderg Beach in the lead up to Storm Barbara Today, I feel blessed that the storms of the past week have settled and calm prevails.  I managed to get some great photographs and yet another video, before they peaked. The busyness leading up to Christmas has ended, and I am enjoying a much needed rest.  I have spent some quiet … More Calm after the Storms