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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Wordless Wednesday – A Walk Through Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens

The Floral Clock Lots of Benches to Spend a While… Wotjek the Bear Statue 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 mindfulness and healing from debilitating illness. She lives in Donegal, Ireland –  an area of outstanding natural […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Memories of Glasgow

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 mindfulness and healing from debilitating illness. She lives in Donegal, Ireland –  an area of outstanding natural beauty. Book Trailer: https://youtu.be/r5GCjaetgZk Twitter: https://twitter.com/watchingthedai1 Facebook: https://facebook.com/watchingthedaisies/ Goodreads: https://goodreads.com/author/show/16119226.Brigid_P_Gallagher  

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Downhill on a Bike in Bali

Shaking out the Rice The highlight of my first trip to the Indonesian island of Bali was way out of my comfort zone. Indeed, I questioned my sanity at setting out on a Downhill Eco Bike Tour, on the singular recommendation of a seventy year old tourist, for I had not been astride a bicycle for more than fifteen years! The great […]

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In Dublin’s Rainy City

I arrived in Dublin on a cloudy day in mid May, thankful that it was not too hot. However, showers were forecast… After my visit to Alan Hanna’s bookshop in Rathmines, ( see my post HERE) I returned to the city centre. However, the weather Gods were angry, and it began to pour from the Heavens! I had to seek shelter […]

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I Had A Dream

Skopelos Town Harbour Robert Fear writes at Fred’s Blog , where he runs an annual travel writing competition. “I Had A Dream” is my entry for March. Entries remain open for May, June and July. My taxi deposited me at the old port of Skiathos, as the sun rose on a very COOL early October morning. I soon discovered that the next […]

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