New Adventures

It gives me great pleasure to say that I drove to Carrick on Shannon for the first time today since learning to drive in the autumn. Carrick is a beautiful town, you guys would absolutely love it, it’s about 30 minutes from here with a […]

I Don’t Want to Die!

I had the strangest week last week, a string of events brought me down like just like domino’s it went, my daughter left for college, I had a birthday (a crappy day) and then it was said to me, next is ‘the change,’ they meant OF […]

June Art Challenge – Week 4

The June Art Challenge is DONE! What a ride! Here’s my last week of offerings plus final thoughts… Thought the first…Having to do a painting/drawing every day in June meant other things fell by the wayside however I have to add that on any given […]

Body & Soul Festival – One Family’s Experience

Body & Soul Festival – One Family’s Experience

‘The best things in life are free; the second best things are very expensive.’  Chanel and I agree…We’re just back from the Body & Soul Festival at Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath. Three days camping. Some people were surprised to hear I like festivals, or camping […]

Jane’s Glamorous Bathroom Makeover

Here it is at last, my bathrooom makeover reveal… I found the stunning piece below in TK Maxx in Sligo years ago. It’s actually a candle holder with space for one candle either side. I think it’s meant for outside which brings me to one […]


Dear Readers I don’t know if it’s the season but I’m suddenly very focused on growing. The blog, the garden, me. I didn’t know, when I started this blog, that I would write a novel and in such a short space of time. As you […]